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May 16, 2019
10,000 Square Feet Of Sweet (Potato) Promise: Four New Greenhouses Dedicated
The 10,000 square feet of new growing space are allotted for the annual production of certified elite sweetpotato plants. Starting with certified disease-free plants has enormous benefits for growers: increased yields, better quality and reduced pesticide use.
May 9, 2019
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.
May 10, 2019
You Decide: Has a Key Economic Rule Been Broken?
One of the key rules for economics has been the inverse relationship between the unemployment and inflation rates. With the growth of automation and global trade, has that rule been broken?
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May 21, 2019
Freshmen To Seniors: Reflecting On The Journey
At graduation each year, Animal Science seniors get a chance to turn back the clock: Professor Billy Flowers hands them their freshman-year responses to a survey asking about their hopes, experience and dreams for the future. Right before this year’s spring ceremony, we caught up with a few.
May 21, 2019
Beloved Teacher and Advisor Carm Parkhurst Passes Away
Award-winning Professor Emeritus Carm Parkhurst of the Prestage Department of Poultry Science passed away on May 19 at age 77. He joined the faculty in 1971 and continued to teach and work after retiring in 2008.