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Nov 17, 2020

NC State Researchers Take On COVID-19

Toxicologist Jane Hoppin is among the NC State researchers who have pivoted to use their work to study aspects of this deadly disease.

Nov 10, 2020

We Modified Crops to Kill Pests, and Pests Evolved to Adapt. Now What?

What can be done to preserve pesticide resistance?

Nov 10, 2020

Waste Solutions: Vermicomposting

When it comes to waste management, NC State’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences delivers solutions. Learn how Rhonda Sherman helps others use worms to create valuable soil amendments from agricultural wastes.

Nov 6, 2020

Grow Box Gets Kids Growing — Fall Vegetables, That Is

Family life tends to run in constant motion, and the hectic pace can make it hard to slow down, spend time with each other and celebrate cherished relationships. Enter the Grow Box. 

Nov 5, 2020

Raising Protein and Produce With Aquaponics

Since graduating from NC State in 2013, CALS alumnus Ashton Thompson has focused on sustainability in food production.

Oct 27, 2020

Sweet Success With Sweetpotatoes

Sweetpotatoes are North Carolina's state vegetable, and they're not just for Thanksgiving anymore. Find out how North Carolina growers have positioned our state as the leader when it comes to production of this increasingly in-demand crop.

Oct 26, 2020

Growing Up: Vertical Farming Makes the Most of Limited Space

Vertical farming, a space-saving approach to growing crops, is taking shape in a shipping container near campus under the watchful eye of horticultural scientist Ricardo Hernandez and his students.

Oct 21, 2020

A Special Specialty Crops Breeder

Todd Wehner’s decades-long work as a plant breeder have earned him recognition as a valued teacher and mentor, researcher and contributor to agriculture and agribusiness.

Oct 15, 2020

Alumna Alicain Carlson Finds Purpose, Joy in Improving Floriculture

NC State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences alumna Alicain Carlson is exactly where she’s meant to be — working at Syngenta Flower, improving the vibrancy of bedding plants.

Oct 9, 2020

Raising Pumpkins in Hues from Orange to Blue

Whether you’re a traditionalist when it comes to pumpkins or looking for something offbeat, you can find a range of colors, thanks to NC State research.