Here Come the Cicadas! At Least for Some of Us
Right now, in the northwest corner of North Carolina, a remarkable event is occurring - one that happens only every 17 years. It’s the emergence of Brood IX of the 17-year periodical cicadas, and it is a sight (with accompanying sounds) worth seeing.
Studying Abroad: My Experience as an NC State Online International Student
In the latest Youth, Family, and Community Sciences blog post, Alice Chen describes her experiences as an international student in the program.
Food Business Rejuvenation During COVID-19: Opportunity to Innovate
Food industry companies and entrepreneurs must plan how to position themselves once COVID-19 has subsided. A focus on business strategies, innovation, personnel safety and financing is essential.
No Seeds, No Problem: Growing Vegetables From Scraps
Tips for starting a garden using the vegetables you bought for dinner.
Generational Generosity Supports Agribusiness Breakthroughs
Growing up in Rocky Mount, Bill Culpepper planned to go back home after graduation, but the Vietnam War and his introduction to agribusiness changed his plans and his life. Now, he and his family -- three generations Wolfpack strong -- are making a significant gift to the N.C. Plant Sciences Initiative to support future agribusiness breakthroughs.
Big Data for Better Sweetpotatoes
An interdisciplinary team led by Cranos Williams is setting out on a three-year project to use artificial intelligence to make sweetpotatoes even more profitable. The team will image hundreds of thousands of sweetpotatoes to increase the percentage of sweetpotatoes grown that are USDA grade 1.
Economic Perspective: The Impact of Fear on the Recovery
As states start to open businesses back up, what other lingering impacts could there be?
Honoring a Legacy: Andrea Rubio Receives First Award in Honor of Dr. John Thomas Brake
A memorial endowment set up by the late Dr. John Brake's family honors his legacy and helps fund graduate student education. Andrea Rubio, the first recipient of the memorial graduate award, shares her journey.
‘Still Growing’ Connects Consumers with Local NC Farmers
Lee County Extension has teamed up with two CALS students to better connect farmers with consumers to provide them with fresh, local food.
Topping-off for Tomato Breeding
NC State’s tomato breeding efforts, led by Dilip Panthee, just got a boost in the form of a new 1440-square-foot greenhouse at the Mountain Horticultural Crops Research and Extension Center.