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Dec 15, 2021

North Carolina ‘Hops’ to it

North Carolinians know that craft beer is booming in the state. More than 350 brewers and brewpubs across North Carolina are all trying their hand at making new, interesting flavors from a base recipe of grain, yeast, water and hops. 

Hemp flower

Dec 2, 2021

Hemp: North Carolina’s Budding Industry

The hemp industry is budding in North Carolina but it hasn't exactly been smooth sailing. We talk with Extension specialist David Suchoff about what's been accomplished and what we've learned so far. 

Nov 30, 2020

Partner Profile: North Carolina SweetPotato Commission

The commission is specifically interested in identifying new varieties of sweetpotatoes that are resistant to pests and disease, easier to harvest and require less infrastructure for curing, all while protecting taste and quality standards. 

Two men and one woman standing in front of a staircase.

Dec 22, 2019

Six Decades of Dedication: Zack Ladd

Loyal. Faithful. Gregarious. Those are just a few words to describe College of Agriculture and Life Sciences alumnus Zack Ladd (B.S. ’58) and the three generations of his family that attended and supported NC State. 

Chancellor Randy Woodson, Dean Richard Linton and USDA ARS Administrator Chavonda Jacobs-Young talking near a Plant Sciences Building display

Dec 2, 2019

Partner Profile: The USDA Agricultural Research Service

USDA Agricultural Research Service Administrator Chavonda Jacobs-Young is no stranger to the long partnership between NC State and the agency. The partnership benefits farmers and others in North Carolina and beyond, she says. 

Randy Isenhower at an indoor podium.

Oct 22, 2019

Partner Profile: The Golden LEAF Foundation

The Golden LEAF Foundation has provided substantial support for the North Carolina Plant Sciences Initiative and the NC State University building that will serve as its headquarters. Foundation Board Chairman Randy Isenhower explains why. 

Man in a farm field talking to people at a field day

Oct 22, 2019

Brazilian Soybean Intern Stays, Just a Little Bit Longer

A graduate student in crop and sciences at the Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Paraná in Brazil, Barros arrived at NC State to learn more about soybean cultivation in North Carolina and extended his stay for the friendships and new experiences.