Meet the Muscadine: The Grape of the South
Muscadine grapes are a southern specialty. Native to North Carolina, the deep purple and bronze-toned fruit clusters adorn farms, fields and gardens throughout the southeastern United States. Now it’s time to add your kitchen to the list.
Distinguished and Outstanding Alumni Honored
CALS celebrates its distinguished and outstanding alumni award winners for 2019. Richard Reich and Keith Shoemaker are honored for their contributions to agriculture in North Carolina and beyond.
Student Spotlight: DeShae Dillard on NC State’s New AgBioFEWS Program
When he first set foot in Columbia, North Carolina, this summer, NC State graduate student DeShae Dillard felt as though he’d arrived in another country. There, he learned more about rural life, especially the everyday challenges of farming.
Gene Drives: Setting Limits
A new study shows that public support for gene drives in agriculture is tied to limits. Zack Brown of NC State's Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics is among the authors.
Moving on Up
NC State's Biological and Agricultural Engineering Department has moved up to the No. 6 spot on U.S. News and World Report's list of the nation's top undergraduate programs for biological and agricultural engineering.
A ceremonial groundbreaking at NC State marks a new chapter in the university’s efforts to accelerate plant-related research, train the next generation of plant scientists and help farmers put problem-solving discoveries to work.
NC State’s Plant Sciences Building: What People Are Saying
Excitement is building as NC State University ceremonially breaks ground on its Plant Sciences Building on Sept. 6. Here's what elected officials and leaders at NC State and in agriculture are saying.
N.C. Agricultural Research Stations Ramping Up with New Technology
NC State and the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services are working together to enhance research stations across the state by developing, evaluating and showcasing the latest technology for North Carolina farmers.
Coming Up: Healthier Foods, With Less Food Loss
A partnership rich with Wolfpack DNA leads to a winning new food for health-conscious consumers. And more products are on their way, made largely from leftovers from farms and food processors.
Portable Tech Sniffs Out Plant Disease In The Field
NC State researchers have developed portable technology that allows farmers to identify plant diseases in the field. The handheld device, which is plugged into a smartphone, works by sampling the airborne volatile organic compounds.