Clovers All Over: What Are The 4 H’s, Anyway?
Leaf by leaf, 4-H’ers explain what 4-H’s clover means to them.
Alums Build on NC State Research to Create Food from Farm Leftovers
NC State alumni Laura Hearn and Will Kornegay started their award-winning company, Glean, with one product: a sweet potato flour. Now, thanks in part to university research, they have several food products for sale in 1,200 retail stores across the Southeast.
Stuber Retiring as Director of the Plant Breeding Consortium
Eminent scientist Charles Stuber is stepping down after 13 years as director of the consortium he helped to create at NC State.
Burning Desire: Rejuvenating A Rare Longleaf Pine Ecosystem
NC State scientists work to restore a rare longleaf pine stand for research, education and outreach. Among their first steps: setting fire to the site.
Is Hemp the Same Thing as Marijuana?
Industrial hemp farming has taken off in North Carolina, and many people have questions about it. NC State's Abstract provides answers from Tom Melton, deputy director of NC State Extension and chair of the North Carolina Industrial Hemp Commission.
Esteemed Plant Pathology Professor Passes Away
Charles W. Averre III, a plant pathology professor emeritus at NC State University, passed away Saturday, Feb. 9, but Averre's legacy will live on in a scholarship and a high-yielding sweet potato variety named in his honor.
Barrangou Elected to National Academy of Engineering
Rodolphe Barrangou adds another prestigious honor with his election to the National Academy of Engineering, one of the world’s most important and influential scientific societies.
Beyond Roses: Fresh Local Flowers for Valentine’s Day
If you’re looking for something unique to give your valentine, an NC State floriculture expert suggests locally grown flowers.
Hops: They’re Not Just for Beer Anymore
Alternative uses and markets get attention as Extension hops conference enters its fourth year.
CALS Alum and Professor Recognized for Nursery Industry Impacts
Two horticulturists with ties to NC State are honored for ways they've helped enhance the Southern nursery industry.