Sweeter than Sweetpotato Research
NC State reaped sweeping honors at the National Sweetpotato Collaborators Annual Meeting. With North Carolina being the nation’s top sweetpotato producer, the Nashville, Tennessee meeting was well represented by the College of Agriculture and Life Science.
Stevia and Organic Agriculture Assistantships
Competitive assistantships are available in the Department of Horticultural Science program areas of research for outstanding candidates to a thesis-based master’s and doctoral programs.
Cockson Wins Industry Award for Floriculture Research
Paul Cockson, a master’s student in Horticultural Science, was recently awarded the 2019 Altman Family Scholarship from the American Floral Endowment (AFE). This year’s scholarship efforts focused on three graduate students at leading institutions who are actively engaged in meaningful research, are excellent with communication, and possess qualities of leadership and commitment to the industry.
Top Ten Finish for Horticulture Hardscapers
Like pioneers in the earliest days of our nation, 36 students and three faculty members ventured west to Fort Collins, Colorado, and scaled the Great Rocky Mountains. Except this snowshoe trek was an early team building exercise to inspire and refocus before participating in the 44th National Collegiate Landscape Competition hosted by Colorado State University.
Student Spotlight: International Award-Winner Paul Cockson
Paul Cockson, senior agroecology student in the 2018 Department of Crop and Soil Sciences and undergraduate researcher in Horticultural Science, received the International Society for Horticultural Science Young Minds Award.
NC State Has Strong Presence at International Symposium
Scenic Portland, Oregon, was the setting for the 2017 International Symposium on Growing Media, Soilless Cultivation, and Compost Utilization in Horticulture, where four NC State horticultural science students were honored.
Breathtaking Scenery; Awesome Results
CALS’ Department of Horticultural Science was well-represented among winners at the recent 44th Annual Meeting of the Plant Growth Regulation Society of America, held amid the breathtaking scenery and summer sunshine of Anchorage, Alaska.
JC Raulston Arboretum 2016 Summer Interns
A special welcome to the JC Raulston Arboretum’s summer interns! When you visit the arboretum, be sure to say hello to these NC State University students, who are working alongside JCRA staff this summer. In addition to helping with the very […]
May 2016 Awards & Honors
Tom Ranney, 2016 American Society for Horticultural Science (ASHS) Outstanding Researcher Award Julia Kornegay, 2016 ASHS Outstanding International Horticulturist Award Jeanine Davis, Fellow, ASHS Craig Yencho, 2016 Outstanding Global Engagement Award Paul Fantz (et al.), 2015 ASHS Outstanding Ornamental Publication […]
2016 Horticulture Landscape Team
A dedicated and talented team of 22 students competed in the 40th Annual National Collegiate Landscape Competition at Mississippi State University. The team placed 7th overall of 62 colleges and universities.