Partner Profile: BASF Renews Its Partnership with NC State
Peter Eckes, president of BASF Bioscience Research, joined NC State officials recently to renew a five-year research agreement.
From ‘Liz’ and ‘Rocco’ to The Glean Machine: Strawberry Science at NC State
Research and Extension programs at NC State make a difference for growers – and consumers – of fresh market strawberries.
‘Changing the Landscape of Graduate Education’
NC State’s AgBioFEWS program to blend natural and social sciences to train next-generation problem-solvers in agricultural biotechnology.
Program Builds Leaders for North Carolina Agriculture
With farmers making up only 2 percent of the population, James Lamb believes it’s more important than ever for them to let the public know about agriculture. That’s just one of the reasons he devoted 50 days over two years to a program aimed at preparing agricultural leaders for North Carolina.
NC Ag Awareness Day Supports Research to Grow Agriculture
Nearly 500 people gathered in Raleigh recently for North Carolina Ag Awareness Day, an event designed to celebrate agriculture and its $84 billion a year contribution to the state’s economy.
Student Spotlight: Love of Outdoors Leads Student to Soil Science
Although it hasn’t been a direct path, NC State University junior Gary Morehouse believes he’s on the right road to a rewarding career: that of consulting soil scientist.
Student Spotlight: Johnson Studies Farm-Level Food Loss
A graduate student in horticultural science is helping fill in the blanks on the topic of farm-level food losses and taking the first steps toward reducing them.
Phytotron Stands the Test of Time
In the growth chambers and greenhouses of the Phytotron, researchers find ways to improve agriculture, the environment and even transportation and medicine.
Far from Being Futile, Resistance is This Tree Breeder’s Goal
At the Mountain Research Station in Waynesville, postdoctoral researcher Ben Smith patiently tends thousands of evergreen seedlings. His goal: to find at least a few that will tolerate two tiny but troublesome pests.
Maturing South Atlantic Hop Industry is Topic for March Conference
When it comes to producing hops the South Atlantic is maturing – so much so that an annual conference focused on the industry will be much more “homegrown” than ever.