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Aug 14, 2023

NC Peanut Field Day

Thursday, September 7  8:30am – 1:00pm Lewiston, NC 

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Mar 22, 2023

Peanuts May Pack a Punch for Women’s Health

Peanuts are a protein-packed legume that may have a new superpower in relieving menopause symptoms. Research chemist Ondulla Toomer tells us why peanut research, and women's health, may benefit from a new approach. 

peanuts in field

Nov 15, 2022

Breeding Peanut 3.0

Building on years of NC State research, peanut breeder Jeff Dunne is using wild species genetics to breed disease-resistant varieties in a crop with an inherent fault. 

a plate of peanuts with a baseball and a baseball glove.

Jun 10, 2022

More Than Peanut Butter and Hay: The Value of Peanuts in North Carolina

Once considered a nostalgic ballpark snack, peanuts are an affordable plant-based protein that is surprisingly healthful, delightfully shelf-stable and locally grown in North Carolina. 

Sep 3, 2021

Department of Crop and Soil Sciences Seminar Series

Dr. Maria Balota Professor of Crop Physiology at Virginia Tech will present a seminar entitled: “Peanut variety research at the Tidewater Agricultural Research and Extension Center”   ABSTRACT Cultivar selection… 

Nov 9, 2020

Coming Out of the Shell: North Carolina Peanuts

If you come across cocktail or in-shell peanut products pretty much anywhere in the U.S., they likely were grown in North Carolina. 

Scientist surrounded by plants in a greenhouse

Sep 25, 2018

Faculty Focus: The Peanut Scientist

Award-winning CALS plant scientist Tom Stalker is known as one of the world's leading peanut scientists. The breeding lines he's developed are used around the world and right here in North Carolina. 

Jul 5, 2017

Southeast Peanut Field Day

Jul 5, 2017

Peanut Field Day

Aug 20, 2012

Peanut field day set for Sept. 6

N.C. State University's 60th Peanut Field Day will take place Sept. 6 at the Peanut Belt Research Station in Lewiston-Woodville, N.C. The event highlights the latest research into peanut breeding and variety development, disease and insect management and agronomy.