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Nov 12, 2021

Aaron Kiess: Focusing on Direct Industry Impact

Aaron Kiess, newly named Braswell Family Distinguished Professor in Commercial Layer Management, Physiology, or Nutrition, looks forward to conducting impactful research that will benefit the commercial layer industry in North Carolina. 

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Nov 11, 2021

Irrigation, Water Management Play Key Roles in Smoothing Drought Impacts

Researchers take historical view of agricultural production and weather data to learn more about farmers’ responses to drought in the U.S. 

Nov 11, 2021

AHS Faculty Member McKee Focuses on Justice and Equity Work

Katherine McKee, assistant professor and co-director of the Oaks Leadership Scholars, is deeply committed to transformative leadership and justice work in agriculture. 

A man holding a drone in a soybean field

Sep 9, 2021

Winter Wheat Scouting Takes Flight

NC State researchers successfully drone-identify early-stage Italian ryegrass in winter wheat allowing for wholistic weed management options. 

Fireflies in the woods

May 21, 2021

Discover the Secret Science of Fireflies

There are 30 to 40 species of fireflies identified in North Carolina, but what makes them glow? NC State resident firefly expert Clyde Sorenson explains the science behind these magical creatures. 

Gina Fernandez among berry plants in a green house

May 6, 2021

Breeding a Berry Successful Career

WIth support from the John D. and Nell R. Leazar Distinguished Professorship, Gina Fernandez is developing a better berry — and the next generation of plant breeders. 

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May 4, 2021

All the Way: Lecturer’s NC State Journey

When North Carolina State University faculty member Billy Flowers opened the door for to Charlotte Meli to help with his research, she had no idea how the much the experience would change her life. 

NSF CAREER Award winner Amanda Hulse-Kemp helps NC State’s plant and animal scientists elevate their research by incorporating some of the latest computational advances, data-based research methods, and tools.

Apr 28, 2021

Faculty Focus: A Breed Apart

USDA assistant professor in computational biology Amanda Hulse-Kemp wins the Herbert L. Rothbart Early Career Research Scientist award. 

Colorized scanning electron micrograph of an apoptotic cell (tan) heavily infected with SARS-CoV-2 virus particles (orange).

Jan 10, 2021

When It Comes to COVID-19 Vaccines, We Know a Lot

Expert at NC State answer common questions about the new COVID-19 vaccines, their safety and effectiveness, and the challenges of global distribution. 

Tom Ranney

Dec 8, 2020

2 Named Fellows of Inventors Academy

Two NC State faculty members, including Department of Horticultural Sciences' Tom Ranney, have been honored for their innovative work at the forefront of their disciplines.