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Jan 15, 2021

Danesha Seth Carley to Lead IPM Center at NC State

Seth Carley will serve as director of the NSF Center for Integrated Pest Management at NC State. 

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Jan 13, 2021

Shedding Light on the Secret Reproductive Lives of Honey Bees

Research at NC State and the University of British Columbia shows that there are trade-offs between sperm viability and the expression of a protein involved in the insect’s immune response. 

Steve Lommel in a university laboratory

Jan 5, 2021

One-on-One With N.C. Agricultural Research Service Director Steve Lommel

When it comes to NC State University’s impact on agriculture, NCARS' discoveries lead to the way. Director Steve Lommel provides an update. 

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Jan 4, 2021

Robots in the Air and on the Water Could Improve Shellfish Farming

A new NC State project is putting robots to use to monitor water quality in ways that allow shellfish farmers to raise yields and ensure food safety. 

An elderly Black man receiving an injection in his arm

Dec 16, 2020

Vaccine Q&A: Safety, Skepticism and How Long Protection Will Last

We also explain the difference between preventing infection and preventing sickness. 

Dec 11, 2020

Farmed Striped Bass Without Hormones Or The Price-tag

Ben Reading and pals have developed a method for farming striped bass more efficiently and less expensively, without hormones. 

Man with drone flying over farm field

Dec 8, 2020

Initiatives to Make N.C. Agriculture a $100 Billion Powerhouse

Three major NC State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences initiatives aim to transform agriculture and agribusiness. 

Waste lagoon and hog houses

Nov 24, 2020

Waste Solutions: From Farm Waste to Feed, Fertilizer and Energy

In this episode of Farms, Food and You, learn how extension specialists and researchers are helping farmers use plant-based agricultural leftovers as cattle feed and turning hog waste into valuable bioenergy and fertilizer. 

Morning storm clouds approach as a farmer looks over his soybean field.

Nov 17, 2020

$8.1M+ in Private Gifts Invigorate Greenhouse Gas Research

NC State’s Department of Crop and Soil Sciences is delighted to announce a series of planned and current gifts totaling over $8M to enhance the study of greenhouse gas (GHG) mitigation through agriculture. 

An illustration by the CDC shows ultrastructural morphology exhibited by coronaviruses.

Nov 10, 2020

NC State Researchers Take On COVID-19

While COVID-19 has brought much of the world to a standstill, it hasn’t stopped research at NC State. University faculty and staff have pivoted from their customary research to study COVID-19, using their expertise in battling the pandemic.