CALS Makes Strides Toward Regulatory Science Center
A three-year gift from Bayer Crop Science helps NC State’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences move closer to its goal of setting up a Center of Excellence for Regulatory Science in Agriculture.
New Plant Sciences Research Projects Taking Shape
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences researchers and their partners near and far ramp up interdisciplinary plant research. Case in point: Researchers from NC State and three Danish universities have been working together to better understand plant-microbe interactions.
Louws Steps Up As Head of CALS’ Department of Horticultural Sciences
Frank J. Louws has been named head of the Department of Horticultural Science in NC State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
Conference: Sustainable Practices in Landscaping
The daylong conference for landscape professionals takes place July 26 at the JC Raulston Arboretum.
Inside the Box: NC State Indoor Farming Research Gets Boost
CALS’ Ricardo Hernandez breaks new ground when it comes to controlled environment agriculture, the increasingly popular practice of producing crops indoors. A recent gift boosts his research and teaching programs.
Director of University Field Labs and NC State Research Stations Named
Natalie A. Hummel will join NC State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences to guide its field laboratories and research stations.
Program Plants Leaders in Agriculture and Science
Rising 7th and 8th graders can dig into science through Project PLANTS’ exploratory field trips and hands-on projects in horticulture and agriculture. Students examine the scientific world and have the chance to develop positive social connections.
Five Fun Facts: NC State’s JC Raulston Arboretum
Dubbed Raleigh’s “hidden gem,” NC State University’s JC Raulston Arboretum is a peaceful place to enjoy thousands of plants from all around the world. Arboretum Director Mark Weathington outlines five reasons to check it out.
Student Spotlight: Takshay Patel
Takshay Patel, a Horticultural Science Ph.D. candidate, left India to discover purpose as a plant breeder.
Student Spotlight: MacKenzie Hare
Now approaching graduation, undergraduate student MacKenzie ‘Mac’ Hare was inspired to pursue a landscape design career after taking an introductory course to horticulture.