Advancing Hemp Research
Pyxus International Inc. partners with NC State to optimize hemp production practices.
Toward a Better Harvest: Cutting Farm-Level Food Loss
New measurement methods developed at NC State University give farmers a better understanding of how much edible and marketable produce they could be losing at season’s end – and how that affects their bottom line.
Reducing Bacterial Diseases in Peppers
NC State is part of a multistate research project to reduce bacterial diseases in peppers.
A Different Kind of Gardening: Ph.D. Student Brandon Huber
Brandon Huber, a Ph.D. student in Horticultural Sciences grows large plants competitively and will placing his plants in the upcoming NC State Fair horticulture competition.
Rutgers Gardens’ Hamilton Award Goes to Dennis Werner
NC State University plant breeder Dennis Werner is on a roll: In August, he won both judges' and people's awards at a large annual garden show in Oregon, and in late September, he picked up Rutgers Gardens' prestigious 2019 Hamilton Award.
High School’s Not Too Early For Internships – Just Ask Addison Furr
Raleigh Charter High School senior Addison Furr talks the challenges and triumphs of tackling internships early – in her case, with the North Carolina Agricultural Research Service.
Grad Pursues the Art and Science of Horticulture
For alumna Brittany Bell, horticulture science has been a fulfilling way to marry a love of art and science.
Faculty Focus: Spayd is a Winner in Growing the U.S. Wine-Grape Industry
NC State University Professor Emerita Sara Spayd has spent decades working to build the U.S. wine-grape industry, and the American Society of Enology and Viticulture recently celebrated her accomplishments with its highest honor, the Award of Merit.
10,000 Square Feet Of Sweet (Potato) Promise: Four New Greenhouses Dedicated
The 10,000 square feet of new growing space are allotted for the annual production of certified elite sweetpotato plants. Starting with certified disease-free plants has enormous benefits for growers: increased yields, better quality and reduced pesticide use.
From ‘Liz’ and ‘Rocco’ to The Glean Machine: Strawberry Science at NC State
Research and Extension programs at NC State make a difference for growers – and consumers – of fresh market strawberries.