NC State Team Finds Solution for Sweetpotato Problem
An NC State team led by Jonathan Schultheis has determined a new curing process that greatly reduces internal necrosis in Covington sweetpotatoes. This will save N.C. sweetpotato producers millions of dollars in crop loss.
Collins Continues Support for Agricultural Innovation
Bill Collins and Ann Collins named a study room in the new Plant Sciences Building. Learn why they feel supporting the N.C. Plant Sciences Initiative is vital for the future of North Carolina.
One-on-One with NC State Extension’s Rich Bonanno
Bonanno discusses the challenges North Carolina agriculture faces today and how NC State Extension, the organization he leads, works to keep the industry at the forefront of the state’s economy.
Economic Perspective: Are Some Staples Still Hard to Find?
Household staples tend to go scarce in times of crisis, whether pandemic or weather related. In the past few months, has supply for certain items been met?
You Decide: Will the Fed’s New Policy Cause Higher Inflation?
What impact can the Federal Reserve's action have on inflation and interest rates as well as the economy?
Je’Juan Bryant: The Difference Scholarships Make
Je’Juan Bryant, a junior majoring in animal science, says getting a higher education would have been more stressful without scholarships. Thanks to support from our Pack, he can focus on what matters most — earning a degree and making a difference.
Faculty Focus: Nelson to Help USDA Guide Agricultural Innovation
Natalie Nelson, an assistant professor in the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering was selected by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to serve as one of the 11 subject matter experts for the USDA’s Agriculture Innovation Agenda.
Agritourism: Heading Out to the Farm
Fall usually brings corn mazes, hayrides, pick-your-own pumpkins and more ways to experience North Carolina farms, but the pandemic adds uncertainty for 2020.
Outdoor Play: At Your Doorstep
Getting outside is good for kids’ health, education and relationships. An updated guide from NC State offers parenting strategies to help make it happen.
Economic Perspective: Vertical Farms
Vertical farms could have an impact on the future of agriculture. What do they look like, and what considerations come with implementing them?