NC State Goes All Out to Support Hemp Growers
Amid booming consumer interest in CBD, NC State Extension and its research partners fill in the knowledge gap in a fast-growing agricultural industry.
A ceremonial groundbreaking at NC State marks a new chapter in the university’s efforts to accelerate plant-related research, train the next generation of plant scientists and help farmers put problem-solving discoveries to work.
N.C. Agricultural Research Stations Ramping Up with New Technology
NC State and the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services are working together to enhance research stations across the state by developing, evaluating and showcasing the latest technology for North Carolina farmers.
On Call with Veggie Doc Lina Quesada-Ocampo
NC State scientist Lina Quesada is on the front lines with county Extension agents in helping vegetable growers deal with devastating plant diseases.
USDA-ARS plant breeder and geneticist at NC State helps soybean farmers overcome drought as they push for higher yields.
Soybean Resilience From the Lab and Greenhouse to Farmers’ Fields
New soybean research with roots in the North Carolina Plant Sciences Initiative aims to protect the crop from climate change.
From ‘Liz’ and ‘Rocco’ to The Glean Machine: Strawberry Science at NC State
Research and Extension programs at NC State make a difference for growers – and consumers – of fresh market strawberries.
Birgand’s Stream Restoration Research Gets Boost from NC State Seed Grant
For his work on wetland and stream restoration, François Birgand, NC State associate professor of biological and agricultural engineering, won an Internationalization Seed Grant from the NC State Office of Global Engagement and the Committee on International Programs.
Precision Agriculture Taking Flight in Biological and Agricultural Engineering
Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), plant sensors and other precision agriculture technologies are being used for everything from assessing crop damage to nutrient application in the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering.
Introducing the NC Food Innovation Lab
The North Carolina Food Processing Innovation Center, a soon-to-be hub for plant-based food science and manufacturing advancement, is undergoing some change. For starters, a new name: the North Carolina Food Innovation Lab.