Jan 14, 2022
The success of Distinguished CALS Alumna Pam Marrone’s biopesticides depended heavily on test plots. Now she’s naming a test plot in her family’s honor to support the N.C. Plant Sciences Initiative.
Sep 2, 2021
As partners, NC State and BASF have completed more than 100 research projects together, including plant sciences innovation and crop protection.
Jul 21, 2021
A longtime supporter of N.C. agriculture and NC State has moved to the N.C. Association of Health Plans, but that doesn’t mean he’s stepped away from the industry he served for four decades.
Jun 17, 2021
Dan Jenkins, head of regulatory and quality for biotech company Pairwise, discusses the vital need for the America’s only Regulatory Science in Ag Certificate program, housed at NC State.
Jun 9, 2021
Farmers and gardeners can help root out a new nematode that spreads aggressively in North Carolina vegetable crops.
May 6, 2021
METRIC will open a satellite Core facility in the new NC Plant Sciences Building. The new facility will be home to state-of-the-art instruments that can detect how plants communicate.
Dec 9, 2020
CALS is investing in high-speed internet and other digital systems at its research stations and field labs to ensure these vital facilities will help keep North Carolina agriculture growing.
Nov 30, 2020
The commission is specifically interested in identifying new varieties of sweetpotatoes that are resistant to pests and disease, easier to harvest and require less infrastructure for curing, all while protecting taste and quality standards.
Oct 27, 2020
The North Carolina Plant Sciences Initiative has teamed up with technology leaders SAS and Microsoft to predict plant disease and tackle food recalls. Several research teams will use cloud and internet of things (IoT) services from SAS and Microsoft for their interdisciplinary projects.
Oct 21, 2020
Hannah Burrack, a professor and Extension specialist in the Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, was recently appointed the Director of Education and Outreach for the N.C. Plant Sciences Initiative.