The bond earmarks $85 million for the North Carolina Plant Sciences Initiative, which will lead to the construction of the state-of-the-art plant research center on the N.C. State Centennial Campus in Raleigh. Read more in the Southeast Farm Press.
Other Top News
Farm Transition and Congressional Tax Reform
Current tax law creates impediments keeping some farm transfers from occurring. While the Congress is debating tax reform, Extension Specialist Guido van der Hoeven presents the proposals he offered to the House Committee on Agriculture in this issue of the NC State Economist.
More Than a Numbers Game: New Technique Gauges Microbial Communities by Biomass
A new technique devised by researchers from NC State and the University of Calgary provides a more in-depth look at the composition of and activity within microbial communities – the microscopic life within our bodies and all around us.