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Author: Dee Shore

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Mar 2, 2021

Taking Farm Tech to the Next Tier

What will the next wave of agricultural technology hold? Two NC State faculty members with their fingers on the pulse of technological innovation for agriculture talk about their research today and what they think it’ll mean for farms of the future. 

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Feb 22, 2021

New Book: Gardening for Bees, Butterflies and More

A step-by-step book from NC State faculty members helps gardeners design and maintain beautiful habitats to support pollinators. 

CALS grad Brandon Batten sitting on a tractor

Feb 16, 2021

Brandon Batten: Putting Advanced Farm Tech to Work

Brandon Batten uses modern ag tech daily on his Four Oaks farm, and he's looking ahead to advancements that'll make his operation increasingly efficient. 

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Feb 9, 2021

PSI Profile: Chris Reberg-Horton, Platform Director for Resilient Agricultural Systems

The North Carolina Plant Sciences Initiative's platform director for resilient agricultural systems shares thoughts on the position, the initiative, agriculture and NC State. 

Four coronaviruses as viewed with an electron microscope

Feb 8, 2021

Study Yields Recommendations to Prevent Outbreaks from Waterborne Coronaviruses

Airborne coronaviruses traced to wastewater have caused disease in the past. Researchers suggest ways to keep such outbreaks from happening again. 

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Feb 5, 2021

Five Questions with Harrison Fell

A leader in the field of energy economics, NC State's Harrison Fell focuses on research with important implications for climate change. 

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Feb 2, 2021

Extraordinary Farmer, Extraordinary Eggs

Trey Braswell builds on long-held family values as he forges new paths for Braswell Family Farms. Find out more in this episode of Farms, Food and You. 

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Jan 19, 2021

What’s Up With N.C. Hemp

With modern hemp production heading into its fifth growing season in North Carolina, what does the future hold for this crop? That’s a question that’s likely on the minds of over 1,500 licensed growers and others in the hemp industry —and the one we explore in this episode of Farms, Food, and You. 

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Jan 15, 2021

Danesha Seth Carley to Lead IPM Center at NC State

Seth Carley will serve as director of the NSF Center for Integrated Pest Management at NC State. 

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Jan 13, 2021

Shedding Light on the Secret Reproductive Lives of Honey Bees

Research at NC State and the University of British Columbia shows that there are trade-offs between sperm viability and the expression of a protein involved in the insect’s immune response.