CRISPR Plants: New Non-GMO Method to Edit Plants
Wusheng Liu has developed a new way to get CRISPR/Cas9 into plant cells without inserting foreign DNA. This will allow for precise genetic deletions or replacements for specialty crops, without GMO regulatory hurdles.
On his path toward a career in international development, Mark Watson has built an expansive portfolio. He's earned three majors, two minors and two concentrations; gained research experience in Lima, Peru, and at NC State; and developed and led a student club on the cutting-edge practice of vertical farming.
A Berry Good Deed
This year’s strawberry harvest at the Central Crops Research Station is not only generating knowledge that growers can use to enhance their farms and the environment, it’s also benefitting those in need of nutritious produce.
Two blueberry researchers cross continents to forge a partnership aimed at improving what’s already considered a superfood.
Special Delivery: Flowers from Raulston Arboretum
The JC Raulston Arboretum might be temporarily closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, but you can still experience spring and all the beautiful blooms from the comfort of your home.
Quick and Tasty Edibles for Spring
Now is the perfect time to start a small garden at home. Liz Driscoll, an NC State Extension 4-H specialist, reviews a number of vegetables that families can grow within two months.
Spending unexpected time at home with the kids? NC State Extension's Liz Driscoll outlines five fun indoor projects to help keep everyone’s minds active and hands busy.
Without going far, kids can explore and learn from familiar environments. Liz Driscoll, an NC State Extension 4-H specialist, suggests five easy outdoor activities to try when your kids are feeling cooped up.
Focused on Problem-Solving and Advocacy
NC State student Peyton Gardner plans to leave this world better than she found it by the work she’s doing at the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
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).