Breeding Better Blueberries
Scientist Hamid Ashrafi builds on a strong NC State tradition in developing berries benefiting consumers and farmers alike.
Hot Cities Spell Bad News for Bees
A new study from North Carolina State University finds that common wild bee species decline as urban temperatures increase.
Livingston Seeks to Enhance Natural Antibiotics in Poultry
With consumers increasingly concerned about antibiotics in poultry, NC State University researcher Kimberly Livingston is partnering with a feed additive and animal nutrition company to find a way to raise healthier poultry without them.
Is Biochar a Fix for Sandy Soils?
NC State Extension specialist launches a new research project to see if biochar in a field setting lives up to recent hype.
Small Changes Yield Big Results
Real-time, online weight management program addresses what’s arguably the biggest public health issue today: overweight and obesity.
Made in the Shade: Research Focuses on Combining Forestry and Livestock Grazing
Silvopasture – the practice of combining forestry with forage and livestock production – is rare in North America, but the practice could bring both economic and environmental benefits on marginal lands where traditional row cropping hasn’t worked.
NC State Hemp Research Gets Underway
When it comes to growing hemp in North Carolina, prospective growers have lots of questions. And now that NC State scientists and extension specialists have secured seeds, they’ll soon begin experiments designed to yield answers.
Meeting Deepens Plant Science Collaboration Between VIB and NC State
The plant science partnership formally forged last year between NC State University and VIB, a key European research institute, is growing.
Student Spotlight: Mitchell Studies How Repellents Affect Gene Expression in Human Liver
For Robert Mitchell, getting to conduct research at the crossroads of human health and insect science has been an unexpected, but rewarding, experience.
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.