Grad addresses farm-to-fork challenges at PepsiCo
A mentor once told Gabe Gusmini, “You and I have the same problem: We see something broken, we’ve got to fix it.” And fix things, Gusmini does. A plant breeder by training, the CALS alumnus is a PepsiCo junior executive and research-and-development director.
CALS profs named NC State Innovators of the Year
Two College of Agriculture and Life Sciences professors have won NC State University's 2015 Innovator of the Year Award. Drs. Sylvia Blankenship and Todd Klaenhammer were recognized by university Chancellor Randy Woodson during the Office of Technology Transfer's 26th Celebration of Innovation and Entrepreneurship earlier this month.
All-America Selections Breeders Cup Award presented to Dr. Randy Gardner
Gardner is a renowned tomato breeder, with more than 32 years’ experience at the Mountain Horticultural Crops Research and Extension Center in Mills River.
Tom Ranney named JC Raulston Distinguished Professor
The goal of the professorship is to enhance the global research, teaching and extension programs in the Department of Horticultural Science, with a special emphasis on the JC Raulston Arboretum.
Seeding North Carolina’s future
CALS and its partners strive to make North Carolina the world’s leader in plant sciences innovation.
Walter A. Skroch Inducted into Western N.C. Agricultural Hall of Fame
As professor of Horticultural Science, Skroch developed management programs that have saved millions of tons of soil, reduced vegetation management costs, reduced pesticide use, increased wildlife habitat and increased species biodiversity throughout North Carolina and beyond.
Phoenix rises again in new location
The bamboo sculpture now soars near Bragaw Hall and along the Art-to-Heart Greenway.
Top-Notch: NC State hosts national “Olympics of landscaping”
The CALS Horticultural Science Department hosted this year’s renewal of the annual PLANET competitive training and career recruitment event that drew more than 850 college students from 65 of the nation’s top horticulture and landscape programs.
‘Dynamic, Fluid and Awesome!’
Master planning ensures the beautiful functionality of the JC Raulston Arboretum – and continually reaffirms the unique prescience of its namesake.
Looking forward to the 2015 gardening season? Check out the NC State University Department of Horticultural Science's latest newsletter. It's packed with Cooperative Extension stories on topics such as January garden chores, soil sampling, selecting vegetable varieties and producing tree fruit: http://horticulture.wordpress.ncsu.edu/2015/01/