Homegrown: Controlling Fire Ants In Your Yard
How do you spot a fire ant infestation? What do fire ants look like? And most importantly, how can you get rid of them? Homegrown shares tips and tools to help keep your yard fire ant-free.
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.
Building the Great Warships: NC Timber from Colonial Times to Now
Joint research from NC State Professor Edward Kick and his University of Wisconsin colleague Adam Driscoll determined that North Carolina’s timber provided the natural capital used to build the great warships of the British Empire.
Teaching With Passion: Poultry Science Grad Student Michael Warren
Prestage Department of Poultry Science's Matthew Warren is a "dynamic, engaging student and instructor" who brings energy and enthusiasm to his work both inside and outside the classroom.
“Sticky” Tobacco Leaf Structures Aid Plant Health
Researchers in the Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology have shown that “sticky” hairlike structures on tobacco leaves can help attract beneficial insects.
Venus Flytrap Detective: Ph.D. Student Laura Hamon
Applied Ecology Ph.D. student Laura Hamon studies the pollination ecology of the Venus flytrap – including how it's so good at not eating its own pollinators.
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!
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.
Homegrown: Five Essential Knives For Your Kitchen
What's the basic set of knives and tools you should have in your kitchen to improve your cooking skills? NC State Extension Nutrition Specialist Carolyn Dunn fills us in.
Youth Partner With Food Banks In Chicken Project
It doesn’t get more local than the Coastal Plains Chicken Project: aided by the Prestage Department of Poultry Science, the chickens were raised by local youth, processed by local experts and distributed to local food banks.