NC State scientists are exploring the molecular-level processes that cause tomatoes to ripen, and what they find could have big implications for a range of traits -- from flavor to firmness -- in fruit-bearing crops.
NC State Researcher Awarded Grant to Improve Honeybee Health
CALS' David Tarpy won a grant to research the impact of pesticide exposure on honeybee colony disease prevalence and reproductive potential.
Dunphy Wins National Award
For lifetime contributions and leadership, NC State University's E. James Dunphy recently won the American Soybean Association's Pinnacle Award.
Collins Wins Prestigious Watauga Medal
When North Carolina agricultural leaders talk about Watauga Medal Winner William K. Collins Sr., the accolades flow.
Faculty Focus: Gunter Gears Up for Yet Another Challenge
Chris Gunter talks about his unique role as an extension vegetable production specialist, researcher, teacher and, soon, administrator with NC State’s Department of Horticultural Science.
Faculty Focus: Cancer Researcher Aims to Alleviate Suffering
Melanie Simpson, head of the Department of Molecular and Structural Biochemistry, is internationally recognized for her research on mechanisms of prostate cancer progression and metastasis. But it’s her determination and passion for her work that continue to move her research forward.
Faculty Focus: Fighting to Save Cassava
Trino Ascencio-Ibanez and his colleagues are hard at work – with the help of two major grants – protecting the food supply for an entire continent.
Extension’s Women in Agriculture: Looking To The Future
Agriculture isn’t the easiest way to make a living, and women face even more than the usual obstacles. But things are changing. For the final article in the yearlong series, Lee County Extension looks to the future of women in agriculture.
Barrangou Wins NAS Prize in Food and Agriculture Sciences
Dr. Rodolphe Barrangou adds another award to his long list of accolades: the 2018 NAS Prize in Food and Agriculture Sciences for his discovery of the genetic mechanisms and proteins driving CRISPR-Cas systems.
Faculty Focus: In Retirement, Larry Hancock Will Continue Helping 4-H’ers Open Windows on the World
As Larry Hancock retires, he reflects on his life-changing experiences with NC State Extension and its 4-H camping program.