Fueling the Future: Elephant Grass as Potential Biofuel Material (And More)
A common perennial grass may hold uncommon promise for research, agriculture and industry – and it may even fuel the future. A team of NC State scientists are exploring the potential of miscanthus.
Beyond Roses: Fresh Local Flowers for Valentine’s Day
If you’re looking for something unique to give your valentine, an NC State floriculture expert suggests locally grown flowers.
Hops: They’re Not Just for Beer Anymore
Alternative uses and markets get attention as Extension hops conference enters its fourth year.
CALS Alum and Professor Recognized for Nursery Industry Impacts
Two horticulturists with ties to NC State are honored for ways they’ve helped enhance the Southern nursery industry.
Bee-Killing Mite Isn’t a Vampire After All
A study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science this week debunks the long-held belief that varroa mites feed on “bee blood” – AKA hemolymph. NC State researcher Allen Cohen, co-author of the paper, explains.
Major Study Sheds Light on Plant Growth
An international team, including researchers from NC State, identifies the regulators that spur plants to grow larger and more complex once they’ve germinated. The research, published in the journal Nature, has important implications for agriculture.
CALS New Year’s Resolutions
Having a hard time coming up with a New Year’s resolution for 2019? Several faculty members from NC State’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences recently shared suggestions from their areas of expertise.
2018: An Extension Year in Review
NC State Extension has been with you in every season, all year. Take a look as we reflect on 2018.
Measuring and Translating Success
Dr. Wusheng Liu joined the Department of Horticultural Science as an assistant professor in January 2018, just one year ago. Before Wusheng arrived you could hear conversations in Kilgore Hall of the new Translational Genomics and Plant Bioengineering professor and […]
Fair and Exceptional Leadership
The NC Urban Forest Council has award Dr. Barbara Fair the 2018 Outstanding Leadership in Urban Forestry Award. The award is part of the NC Urban Forestry Awards program and recognizes communities, organizations and individuals for outstanding work in protecting […]