Taking Aim at Destructive Weeds
Palmer amaranth is one of the biggest production challenges farmers in the Southeast face. At NC State, scientists and graduate students are making progress toward lessening the weed’s impact in a range of crops. Here, we highlight the work of soon-to-graduate students Nicholas Basinger and Cole Smith.
AgPack Strong: The Conservation Evangelist
A botany and zoology class in NC State's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences gave Dale Threatt-Taylor an understanding of and passion for conservation. Now, she's a national leader in the field.
Extension Announces 2018 N.C. AgVentures Grant Winners
North Carolina AgVentures cost-share grants strengthen agriculturally dependent families and communities by supporting farm operators who have innovative plans to diversify, expand, or implement new production, marketing or distribution strategies.
Faster Answers For Cattle Farmers
Science-based solutions are reaching North Carolina’s beef cattle producers quicker, thanks to recent changes at the state’s agricultural research stations.
Real-World Problems, Meet Your Solutions: CALS’ New Entrepreneurship Series
Aspiring agribusiness entrepreneurs now have three new CALS courses focused on bringing ideas from concept to commercialization. A serial agribusiness developer wanted to know whether an oyster farm on a North Carolina island could be profitable. A local nursery sought […]
Extending Health Across The State
A grant from NC State Extension’s new Health Matters program allowed two Halifax County churches to build a community garden that now provides produce to over 350 families. It was one of 60 wide-ranging projects by four Health Matters associates and their 110 community partners last year to increase access to healthy food and physical activity.
NC State's Master of Microbial Biotechnology prepares students to work at the intersection of science, technology and business.
Daniels Appointed CALS’ Senior Associate Dean
Harry Daniels has officially been named senior associate dean for administration for NC State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. He has been acting in the position since Feb. 1.
Charles and Marilyn Stuber create new distinguished professorship in plant breeding to make a top college program even better.
Destination: Raulston Arboretum
NC State University’s JC Raulston Arboretum is becoming a popular destination for plant experts: Over the next six months, it will host tours for three national and international plant groups.