GRIP4PSI Seed Grant Winners Announced
Four NC State research teams have been selected as recipients of the next phase of the Game-Changing Research Incentive Program (GRIP). The program was initially created in 2016 as a three-year seed-funding initiative to stimulate interdisciplinary and collaborative research.
Carlos Iglesias: New Director of the Plant Breeding Consortium
In January the Plant Breeding Consortium welcomed Carlos Iglesias as its new director. He comes with decades of experience leading plant breeding programs in the public and private sectors and has worked with many different crops.
For longer-lasting flowers and fruits, thank NC State’s Sylvia Blankenship and Edward Sisler, 2020 inductees in the National Inventors Hall of Fame.
Partner Profile: NC Tobacco Trust Fund Commission
For nearly 20 years, the NC Tobacco Trust Fund Commission has been a staple in advancing agriculture in North Carolina—and an important partner of NC State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
You Decide: Why Do We Have Property Taxes?
NC State economist Mike Walden breaks down the intricacies of how property tax is calculated, and all the factors at play with it.
Love Grows on NC Farms
Lindsey Tyson grew up riding on tractors in Spring Hope, North Carolina. For five generations her family has farmed 150 acres, including a mix of chickens and row crops. Now she's about to take her turn at the wheel.
New Chair Unites CALS, PCOM on the International Stage
A generous gift from three-time NC State alumnus and former chair of the Board of Trustees Dr. James “Jim” W. Owens will advance cross-college collaboration and the university’s international reputation.
Model Shows Users How to Make On-Farm Sustainable Energy Projects More Profitable
Researchers have developed a model that could boost investment in farm-based sustainable energy projects by allowing investors to more accurately predict whether a project will turn a profit.
First Came Friendship, Then Came Love
NC State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences alumni Taylor and Harrison Jenkins don’t recall their actual first date - they just remember always being together.
Economic Perspective: How to Think About Starting a Business?
What should people be looking for when thinking of starting a new business?