Stories From 2020

Sep 29, 2020

COVID Can’t Stop the Learning: Interning During a Pandemic

Summer is normally a busy time for poultry science undergraduates, with many heading into internships. This year was a little less straightforward. Hear from students how COVID-19 impacted their plans.

Sep 29, 2020

Faculty Focus: Rellán-Álvarez Discusses Maize Research

Research by Rubén Rellán Álvarez and his lab focuses on understanding the genetic, metabolic and physiological mechanisms involved in maize adaptation to abiotic stresses.

Sep 28, 2020

Economic Perspective: Jobs In the Next Decade

What does the Bureau of Labor Statistics outlook on the job market for the next 10 years look like?

Sep 28, 2020

Bees Can Limit Low-Level Parasite Spread Within Colonies

When parasite pressure is low, bees can control how quickly the parasites spread within colonies, and this might be due to social immunity.

Sep 25, 2020

You Decide: Recession, Recovery Or Something Else?

Economic recoveries from crises can take many forms. What shape do economists think the current recovery will look like?

Sep 24, 2020

Economic Perspective: Is There A Looming Debt Crisis?

Is there a looming debt crisis like during the Great Recession?

Sep 24, 2020

Celebrating Successes in the Walk with Faithful Families Challenge

The Youth, Family, and Community Sciences graduate program publishes a monthly blog written by students and alumni sharing important topics and helpful resources related to the field of family science. The latest post highlights the Faithful Families walking challenge held virtually this summer.

Sep 23, 2020  |  Impact

NC State Team Finds Solution for Sweetpotato Problem

An NC State team led by Jonathan Schultheis has determined a new curing process that greatly reduces internal necrosis in Covington sweetpotatoes. This will save N.C. sweetpotato producers millions of dollars in crop loss.

Sep 23, 2020  |  Gifts and Awards

Collins Continues Support for Agricultural Innovation

Bill Collins and Ann Collins named a study room in the new Plant Sciences Building. Learn why they feel supporting the N.C. Plant Sciences Initiative is vital for the future of North Carolina.

Sep 22, 2020

One-on-One with NC State Extension’s Rich Bonanno

Bonanno discusses the challenges North Carolina agriculture faces today and how NC State Extension, the organization he leads, works to keep the industry at the forefront of the state’s economy.