Impact

Nov 14, 2019

Moving Technology From Wish List to Workhorses

Research happens on every plane at NC State. We’re working above ground, below, and in the air to produce discoveries.

Nov 13, 2019

Veterans on the Farm

Two former military couples use their North Carolina Farm School experiences to introduce other veterans to opportunities in farming.

Nov 13, 2019

Advancing Hemp Research

Pyxus International Inc. partners with NC State to optimize hemp production practices.

Nov 12, 2019  |  Research

$10M Grant to NC State, USDA-ARS to Advance Cover Crops, Transform Agriculture

Chris Reberg-Horton, a professor in Crop and Soil Science, will co-lead a five-year, $10 million grant to improve the sustainability and profitability of agriculture by advancing the study and use of cover crops such as rye, clover and radishes.

Nov 8, 2019  |  Research

New Genetic Engineering Toolset Produces Better-Modified Plants Faster, Easier

NC State researchers share a new set of genetic engineering tools that makes modifying large plant genes faster and easier. This should improve the precision and reliability of the foundation for innovations in pest resistance, yield increases and growing season extensions.

Nov 6, 2019  |  Research

Emerging Research Showcase Connects Faculty with Partners

In October, seven faculty members presented their innovative food animal research to potential industry partners at the second Emerging Research Showcase.

Nov 5, 2019

Toward a Better Harvest: Cutting Farm-Level Food Loss

New measurement methods developed at NC State University give farmers a better understanding of how much edible and marketable produce they could be losing at season’s end – and how that affects their bottom line.

Nov 3, 2019

Reducing Bacterial Diseases in Peppers

NC State is part of a multistate research project to reduce bacterial diseases in peppers.

Oct 31, 2019

Pastured Poultry Tools for Beginning Farmers Now Online

Imagine - you want to start a backyard chicken flock. You see a perfect Extension workshop, but it's four hours away in another county. Don't despair! Now you have another way to learn: NC Choices webinars

Oct 31, 2019

Scoop, Eat, Learn at New Education Center and Creamery

NC State dedicated its new Howling Cow Dairy Education Center and Creamery this week, with plans to open the building to the public in November.