Stories From 2019

Aug 5, 2019

Routing Drought

USDA-ARS plant breeder and geneticist at NC State helps soybean farmers overcome drought as they push for higher yields.

Aug 5, 2019

On Call with Veggie Doc Lina Quesada-Ocampo

NC State scientist Lina Quesada is on the front lines with county Extension agents in helping vegetable growers deal with devastating plant diseases.

Aug 2, 2019

You Decide: How Different Are Local Economies?

A recently released study broke down American cities into categories based around economic output and their potential future. How did they group North Carolina communities?

Jul 31, 2019

Economic Perspective: Mid-Year Economic Update 2019

Now that we're halfway through 2019, NC State University economist Mike Walden provides a mid-year update on the economy.

Jul 30, 2019

“Mr. Christmas” is N.C. Farmer of the Year: CALS’ Own Johnny Wishon

In the mountains near Sparta, they call him “Mr. Christmas,” but these days, NC State alum and Christmas-tree farmer Johnny Wishon is known as North Carolina’s 2019 Farmer of the Year.

Jul 29, 2019

Corpse Flower Returns

For the first time in years, this rare plant puts on a spectacular show – and makes a big stink. Lupin will bloom this week!

Jul 29, 2019

Campus At The Coast

About 150 miles from Raleigh, NC State’s Center for Marine Sciences and Technology is offering students unique experiences and furthering the university’s research and outreach mission.

Jul 26, 2019

Crop Protection Research Program Headquarters to Move from Rutgers to Raleigh

The IR-4 Project delivers science-based solutions for specialty crop growers, and CALS leaders are excited about welcoming the headquarters to NC State.

Jul 24, 2019

Economic Perspective: North Carolina’s Business Ranking

A new ranking of the states' attractiveness to businesses was released. What criteria was used, and where did North Carolina fall?

Jul 22, 2019

How To Build Professional Confidence (And Your Resume): Research Intern Alex Burd

With her North Carolina Agricultural Research Service internship, Alex Burd had the opportunity to meet leaders of industry and accelerate the career of her dreams – but first, she had to step up to the table.