Nov 22, 2022
From deploying innovative sensors to creating productive relationships with stakeholders, the Sweetpotato Analytics for Produce Provenance and Scanning project has had a rewarding first two years.
Oct 14, 2022
Ph.D. student Modesta Abugu is researching flavor compounds in sweetpotatoes with a goal of increasing consumption and improving global nutrition security.
Apr 12, 2022
Daniel Tregeagle will conduct an economic analysis to determine the costs of adopting new growing methods to stop the spread of the guava root-knot nematode.
Mar 2, 2022
North Carolina’s sweetpotato production has surpassed every other state in the United States for the past 50 years despite increasing challenges like weather events, herbicide-resistant weeds and labor shortages.
Jan 7, 2022
NC State research assistant professor Daniela Jones is passionate about many things, including finding renewable energy solutions and creating a more diverse workforce for the bioscience and agriculture industries.
Nov 5, 2021
Sweetpotato harvest marks the beginning of fall for many North Carolina farmers and a primary fundraising opportunity for the NC State University ASABE chapter.
Oct 29, 2021
The true profit potential of sweetpotatoes has been held back by an aggressive and invasive pest. NC State’s Craig Yencho will lead a $5 million grant-funded project to fight it.
Sep 13, 2021
An NC State expert on plant diseases is honored for building a research and Extension program that meets growers' needs.
Aug 17, 2021
Doctoral research on soilborne diseases in sweetpotatoes attracted support from a foundation.
Jul 21, 2021
Shelly Hunt recently enrolled in the Ag Data Sciences Certificate program. So far, it's proving to be the perfect complement to her studies, her field research, and her career goals.