Expand Your Garden Palette with Choice Plants
Looking for something new to spruce up your yard or garden? For those in the Southeast or mid-Atlantic, JC Raulston Arboretum’s Choice Plants program has several recommendations.
Extension Front and Center at First Rural Day
Rural Day aimed to raise awareness of the issues crippling North Carolina’s rural communities and inspire action. And Extension is helping lead the way, improving the lives of citizens from the mountains to the coast.
The Boll Weevil War, or How Farmers and Scientists Saved Cotton in the South
Dominic Reisig, NC State associate professor of entomology, recently published an article on the university's research blog about efforts to eradicate the South's most (in)famous plant pest.
Extraordinary Grads, Endless Opportunities
The homestretch is narrowing, and the end is in sight. Meet eight of the college's outstanding students poised to receive degrees at commencement exercises this weekend.
Jaykus Wins University’s Top Honor
Lee-Ann Jaykus, William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor in the Department of Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences, has been awarded the Alexander Quarles Holladay Medal for Excellence.
Big Data Yields Plant Sciences Innovation
Computer scientists, data analytics experts and information technology professionals will play a role in the success of the North Carolina Plant Sciences Initiative. A recent workshop focused on how to improve the collection, analysis and applicability of agriculture’s big data.
Plant Sciences Initiative Task Forces Report Recommendations
Task forces charged with mapping a vision for the North Carolina Plant Sciences Initiative came together May 1 at NC State University’s McKimmon Center to discuss and share recommendations, learn about next steps and celebrate progress.
‘Princess Pheromone’ Tells Ants Which Larvae Are Destined to Be Queens
For Indian jumping ants (Harpegnathos saltator), becoming royalty is all about timing.
CALS faculty honored by students through the NC State Thank a Teacher program skyrocket past expectations. Here, their students tell us how.
Organic Tobacco: Better Ways to Get Off to a Good Start
Interest in organic tobacco farming has been growing in recent years, and at NC State University, researchers are taking the guessing game out of one of the most important steps in production: how best to fertilize seedlings.