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Mar 4, 2020

Grad Student Wants to Improve Plant Productivity, Food Access

Danielle Cooney, a graduate student in the Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, studies ways to improve soybean production by understanding how the crop interacts with fungi in the soil.

Feb 27, 2020

Lee Ivy – Strengthening the HortPack through Competition

Ivy has teamed up with industry professionals and fellow educators in coordinating the first North Carolina High School Landscape Competition (NCHSLC).

Feb 26, 2020

You Decide: Could a Virus Take Down the Economy?

With all the unknown that comes with viruses and outbreaks, what sort of impact could they have on our economy?

Feb 25, 2020  |  Research

The Buzz About Native Bees

Hannah Levenson, a graduate student in the Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, is using North Carolina’s research stations to survey native bees and study how wildflowers support native bee populations.

Feb 24, 2020

A Champion Beyond the Court

Impactful and purposeful might be the best way to describe College of Agriculture and Life Sciences alum and former NC State basketball player Sam Hunt.

Feb 21, 2020

Economic Perspective: Inflation and Product Quality

When calculating inflation, how does one account for increases in product quality that affect the product's price?

Feb 18, 2020

Economic Perspective: Are We Driving Less?

The automobile has always been a staple of every day life in our country, but does recent data show we're driving less? If so, how could this impact the future?

Feb 18, 2020

BAE Takes the Top Spots in New Faces of ASABE

Each year the American Society of Biological and Agricultural Engineers (ASABE) chooses two individuals to act as the New Faces of ASABE. This year, both of the top honorees are from NC State’s Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering.

Feb 17, 2020  |  Faculty and Staff

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.

Feb 14, 2020

Long-Lasting Freshness

For longer-lasting flowers and fruits, thank NC State’s Sylvia Blankenship and Edward Sisler, 2020 inductees in the National Inventors Hall of Fame.