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Department of Horticultural Science

Two young women sitting on garden planters laughing

May 16, 2024

BAE Educational Garden Opens to the Community

Graduate student Jasmine Gibson led the design and construction of a new campus garden, highlighting education and sustainable farming practices. 

a man and woman cut a ribbon at a children's museum

May 15, 2024

Playing with the Future of Farming

The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences has partnered with the NC Soybean Producers Association and Marbles Kids Museum to refresh the college’s sponsored On the Farm exhibit and infuse farm technology into the action. 

Mika Chabeda in cap and gown

May 1, 2024

Forward Thinking

NC State graduate Mika’el Chabeda’s vision for the future is firmly planted in agroecology and plant biology. 

people working in a garden

Apr 24, 2024

In Full Bloom

A new partnership between the Horticulture Club and NC State’s grounds horticulture crew aims to expand the reach and richness of Kilgore Garden. 

Apr 24, 2024

House Plants, Vegetables and Annuals Plant Sale!

The Horticultural Science Graduate Student Association is having a Spring Plant Sale this Friday, April 26, from 12-3 p.m. in the Governors’ Scott Courtyard (the “green area” behind Kilgore/in front… 

NC State Memorial Belltower in the fall

Feb 23, 2024

William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professors Announced

Twelve professors in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences were recently named William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professors. 

Jan 10, 2024

Horticultural Science Alumni and Friends Reception

Join the NC State Department of Horticulture for an open reception highlighting the latest program updates, recent accomplishments, exciting research and new plant introductions at the 2024 Green & Growin’ Show. 

a graduation hat that says choose agriculture

Dec 18, 2023

Congrats to Our CALS Fall 2023 Grads

Take a look at just some of the happy CALS graduates who celebrated their academic accomplishments with friends, family and faculty this past weekend. 

Craig Yencho and Mercy Kitavi work with sweet potato samples in a lab in Nairobi, Kenya.

Dec 12, 2023

A Patented Winner

The National Academy of Inventors named NC State University's Craig Yencho a 2023 fellow for his contributions to improved sweetpotato and potato breeding and genetics, with an impact reaching from North Carolina to Sub-Saharan Africa. 

light pink, dark pink and orange flowers

Oct 10, 2023

Going for the Gold

After 12 months of preparation, CALS alumnus Kole Andrews hopes his flowers win big again this year at the North Carolina State Fair.