International Plant Breeding Virtual Seminar Series
NC State University’s Plant Breeding Consortium is pleased to announce a new seminar series in International Plant Breeding. Our goal is to build a platform that would bring together a global community of persons directly or indirectly working in plant breeding, or with just the interest to learn about what is fueling plant breeding in different parts of the world.
New Book: Gardening for Bees, Butterflies and More
A step-by-step book from NC State faculty members helps gardeners design and maintain beautiful habitats to support pollinators.
Farm Transition Tactics
William Hamilton is a 15-year veteran dealing with farmland in North Carolina, specializing in a wide array of issues that families may face when considering passing the farm on to the next generation or getting out of it altogether. Learn a variety of considerations and perhaps most compelling, creating opportunities for the next generation of farmers to access farmland.
PSI Profile: Chris Reberg-Horton, Platform Director for Resilient Agricultural Systems
The North Carolina Plant Sciences Initiative’s platform director for resilient agricultural systems shares thoughts on the position, the initiative, agriculture and NC State.
PSI Profile: Ross Sozzani, Platform Director for Plant Improvement
The plant improvement platform director for the North Carolina Plant Sciences Initiative shares her vision: collaboration, innovative crop technologies and students ready for the workforce.
CEFS’ Creamer Retires After 25 Years of Service
For more than two decades, Nancy Creamer has been dedicated to sustainable agriculture and equitable food systems in North Carolina. She recently retired from the Center for Environmental Farming Systems.
Five Questions with Harrison Fell
A leader in the field of energy economics, NC State’s Harrison Fell focuses on research with important implications for climate change.
Borlaug Scholarship for Plant Breeders
Apply for the Borlaug Scholarship, founded by National Association of Plant Breeders (NAPB). The program is seeking upper-level undergraduate and advanced graduate students attending school in the United States.
What’s Up With N.C. Hemp
With modern hemp production heading into its fifth growing season in North Carolina, what does the future hold for this crop? That’s a question that’s likely on the minds of over 1,500 licensed growers and others in the hemp industry —and the one we explore in this episode of Farms, Food, and You.
PSI Profile: Geoff Bock, Interim Director of Operations
One of the first people tapped with turning the N.C. Plant Sciences Initiative vision into a reality was CALS alumnus Geoff Bock. Hired in 2016 as the project manager, Bock now also serves as the interim director of operations.