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Seedlings in trays, viewed from above

Aug 28, 2021

Partnerships Power Problem-Solving Research

Research partnerships involving the college and the private sector benefit not just agricultural and life sciences companies, but also NC State and the economy. 

Two people working on an electronic device

Jan 4, 2021

Robots in the Air and on the Water Could Improve Shellfish Farming

A new NC State project is putting robots to use to monitor water quality in ways that allow shellfish farmers to raise yields and ensure food safety. 

Two women standing in a greenhouse surrounded by lettuce

Nov 9, 2020

Aquaculture Inspires a Fresh Approach for Produce Farm

Lettuce tell you how two graduate students who met in NC State’s Fish Barn decided to grow hydroponic greens for the Triangle. 

Student with float bed used to grow lettuce

Nov 28, 2017

Outstanding December Graduate: Maddie Ciszewski

As NC State student Maddie Ciszewski prepares for a career that brings together her passion for agriculture and for people, she’s been at the forefront of student-led efforts to help others learn more about aquaponics. 

Aug 25, 2015

Built for use

New and renovated flora and fauna research facilities will bolster college programs that support the state’s economy. 

Dec 10, 2013

Aquaculture conference to be held in February

N.C. Cooperative Extension is a sponsor of the annual North Carolina Aquaculture Development Conference that will be held in New Bern, Feb. 20-22, 2014. Navigating Currents of Change will feature keynote speaker Debbie Hamrick, director of specialty crops for N.C. Farm Bureau Federation. 

Oct 30, 2012

Day two, dean's tour: MARC and CMAST

You have to know where you’re going to reach the CALS Marine Aquaculture Research Center (MARC) in Smyrna, and for the recent open house and dean's tour, quite a few folks did. MARC was a stop for the second day of Dean Richard Linton’s North Carolina tour, and more than 30 alumni, supporters and campus faculty were on hand for the event. 

Oct 6, 2011

Goodnight Irene: Dealing with storm damage at Pamlico field lab

The tireless work of University Field Lab employees and students helped repair damage from Hurricane Irene at the Pamlico Aquaculture Field Laboratory and save thousands of fish. 

Mar 9, 2011

Aquaculture

With abundant cold-water resources in the west and a long coastline to the east, North Carolina is a natural for aquaculture, and aquaculture is, indeed, among the fastest growing segments of N.C. agriculture. Dr. Tom Losordo, professor of biological and agricultural engineering, puts the total N.C. aquaculture farm gate, processed product and feed value at… 

Mar 4, 2011

Mapping the way to higher fish yields

Dr. Craig Sullivan, William Neal Reynolds Professor of biology, working with Dr. Ron Hodson, retired North Carolina Sea Grant director, has completed a genomic map of the striped bass, the first map for any non-salmonid marine species farmed in the United States.