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Feb 17, 2020 | Faculty and Staff
Carlos Iglesias: New Director of the Plant Breeding Consortium
In January the Plant Breeding Consortium welcomed Carlos Iglesias as its new director. He comes with decades of experience leading plant breeding programs in the public and private sectors and has worked with many different crops.
Feb 17, 2020
GRIP4PSI Seed Grant Winners Announced
Four NC State research teams have been selected as recipients of the next phase of the Game-Changing Research Incentive Program (GRIP). The program was initially created in 2016 as a three-year seed-funding initiative to stimulate interdisciplinary and collaborative research.
Feb 21, 2020
Tiny Tents on Campus are Bee Research at Work
College of Natural Resources student Kirsten Keleher collects insect data for a research project about ground-nesting insects and bees. She's working with Applied Ecology assistant professor Elsa Youngsteadt on the project.
Feb 10, 2020
First Came Friendship, Then Came Love
NC State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences alumni Taylor and Harrison Jenkins don’t recall their actual first date - they just remember always being together.
46 minutes agoWhen you say #IChoseNCState, you're getting the best of both worlds.
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Feb 25, 2020
The Buzz About Native Bees
Hannah Levenson, a graduate student in the Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, is using North Carolina’s research stations to survey native bees and study how wildflowers support native bee populations.
Feb 25, 2020
Fungi Fertilize the Future
NC State Department of Crop and Soil Sciences researcher Kevin Garcia sees a future in fertilizers where plants decide which nutrients they need.vCapitalizing on the plant/fungi codependence could set up a soil-borne GrubHub-type system where plants ‘order out’ the precise nutrient mix they need.