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 28, 2016
Ethnobiologist to Speak at Raulston Arboretum
Internationally renowned nature writer and ethnobiologist Gary Nabhan will deliver a lecture related to the conservation of food diversity on Oct. 14 at NC State University’s JC Raulston Arboretum in Raleigh.
Sep 16, 2016
Study Reveals Soil Influence on Well Water Manganese Levels
NC State University researchers have figured out why pockets of the southeastern Piedmont region contain high concentrations of manganese in well water, particularly in more shallow wells. The findings highlight the importance of testing well water to ensure its safety.
Sep 30, 2016
Whipker wins national award
An NC State University professor who’s an internationally acclaimed expert in the fields of plant growth regulators and plant nutrition recently won the Society of American Florists’ Alex Laurie Award.
Sep 30, 2016
You Decide: Why Are So Many Men Not Working
In the late 1940s, 6 percent of prime working-age men were not employed and were not looking for work. Today, that rate is 14 percent. Translated to numbers, 1 million prime, working-age men in the late 1940s were out of the labor force – today the number is 7 million. What factors are causing this to rise?