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 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.
Get the Scoop! New Howling Cow Flavor to Debut at N.C. State Fair
Does it have chocolate? Is it fruit-based? Crunchy? Swirly? Get a sneak peek of Howling Cow’s new ice cream flavor, created exclusively for the N.C. State Fair!
Scientist Honored for Work in Pakistan
As scientists worldwide raced to create breeding lines that would tolerate a fungal disease that that was decimating crops in Africa, Dr. David Marshall worried about Pakistan, where wheat was the leading crop – and where resistance to the disease was nearly nonexistent. For his work, Marshall received the 2016 Abraham Lincoln Honor Award in global food security from USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack.