Scientists Breed Better Fresh Market Tomatoes
NC State's tomato breeding program delivers more flavorful and disease-resistant tomatoes for farmers and home gardeners alike.
Federal-University Partnerships, Renewed Funding Boost Climate Research
With five new university consortium partners and a renewed five-year funding award, NC State University will continue to host the Department of the Interior’s Southeast Climate Science Center.
Leader Chosen, Plant Sciences Initiative Poised to Problem-Solve
With this week’s announcement of Stephen Briggs as launch director, the NC Plant Sciences Initiative is about to get rolling — in a big way.
Notes from Tanzania: Lessons from the Field
Ph.D. student Catherine Doyle outlines some lessons learned during her field work on a devastating crop disease in Tanzania. This is the third in a series of posts on her experiences.
CALS, Premex Build Synergistic Relationship
An NC State partnership with international animal nutrition company extends beyond workforce development to research sponsorship and philanthropy.
Grad Student Spotlight: Sayed Mashaheet
This CALS Ph.D. alumnus and postdoc is working to develop resilient wheat varieties that are more tolerant to ozone — a pollutant often associated with climate change — and more resistant to wheat rust.
Grad Student Spotlight: Pragya Adhikari
CALS doctoral student Pragya Adhikari -- who conducts research at the intersection of plant pathology and breeding -- is trying to breed a tomato that is tastier and more resistant to disease.
‘Defining Moment’: Food Processing Innovation Center Poised to Boost N.C. Economy
The new North Carolina Food Processing Innovation Center could create jobs, revitalize rural communities, open new markets for entrepreneurs and farmers … and the list goes on.
Tackling Cassava Mosaic Disease: One Week in Tanzania
NC State Ph.D. student Catherine Doyle had seen infected cassava in a lab, but a trip to Tanzania allowed her to connect that work to what's happening in the field. Read more in this second in a series of posts on her journey to help defeat cassava mosaic disease.
Diving Into (Dr.) Poole
From cow births in the classroom to epic whiteboard sessions in his office, Daniel Poole loves to teach, and it shows: in 2017 alone, he's nabbed three teaching awards — one of them national.