Sep 19, 2016
Carter Leads Collaboration for High-Yielding, Drought-Resistant Soybeans
Only a day of rain could bring Dr. Tommy Carter in from the research fields to his greenhouse on NC State University's campus. This persevering dedication is largely responsible for his success in the research partnership that has resulted in the first drought-resistant soybean cultivar.
Sep 15, 2016
Project Promises New, Sustainable Tools for Fight Against Stink Bug
U.S. specialty crop growers will benefit from a new $3.7 million grant won by NC State University to find sustainable control options for the invasive brown marmorated stink bug.
Sep 15, 2016
AgPack Strong: Flying High with AGI Grad
Less than a year after graduating from the Agriculture Institute, Jacob Tarlton has turned his dreams into a growing farming and flying business.
NC State Wins $1.5 Million CDC Grant to Combat Obesity
Efforts to combat obesity in eastern North Carolina got a big boost, thanks to a new $1.5 million grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Economic Perspective: Alternative Training
Recent data shows a large group of college graduates believe their degrees did not help them achieve their current jobs. What programs are being implemented to increase skills training for their fields? NC State University economist Mike Walden discusses the issue.
NC State to study economic value of improving water quality
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced this week that NC State University is one of six universities awarded a total of $4.8 million in funding to work with local communities to better understand the economic value of water quality.