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Author: Emma Bublitz

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Jun 23, 2022

Brewing the Next Generation of Beer Experts

As the new manager of the Wolfpack Brewing Lab, lecturer Sebastian Wolfrum hopes to bring years of international experience to the new Brewing Science and Technology Minor offered through the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. 

The 2021 NC FFA state officers smiling and wearing blue corduroy jackets.

Jun 22, 2022

How FFA Prepares Students to Be Ag Leaders

Whether it’s competing in competitions or engaging with top agriculture businesses, students in FFA are set up for success in the agricultural industry. 

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Jun 10, 2022

More Than Peanut Butter and Hay: The Value of Peanuts in North Carolina

Once considered a nostalgic ballpark snack, peanuts are an affordable plant-based protein that is surprisingly healthful, delightfully shelf-stable and locally grown in North Carolina. 

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Jun 9, 2022

North Carolina Dairy Industry is Grade A

June is National Dairy Month! To celebrate, discover how NC State is moo-ving the dairy industry forward. 

Cotton field with the sun shining

Jun 8, 2022

Improving Cotton Genetics

Vasu Kuraparthy, a professor in the Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, is a leading expert in using genetics to increase cotton productivity. 

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Jun 3, 2022

4-H Camps Give Youth Meaningful Experiences

David J. Herpy, a North Carolina 4-H camping specialist, discusses the positive impact 4-H camps can have on youth. 

a group of gardeners smiling in the garden

Jun 1, 2022

Growing Hope

NC State Extension Master Gardener℠ program volunteers cultivate gardening knowledge across the state. 

Jun 1, 2022

Sami Nickerson: Nursery Knowledge to Plant Sales

Sami Nickerson, a spring 2022 alumna, discovered a new path and enthusiasm for plants while attending NC State. 

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May 27, 2022

Picking the Right Flowers for a Summer Wedding

Melinda Knuth offers insight on how to make the largest impact with wedding florals, regardless of a couple’s budget. 

an aerial view of a vineyard in North Carolina

May 24, 2022

A Fruitful and Balanced Industry

Mark Hoffmann, an assistant professor and Extension small fruits specialist, gives an inside look at the North Carolina wine industry and the local vineyards behind NC State’s Hallowed Places Collection.