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Front exterior of the NC State Plant Sciences Building

Apr 20, 2022

Four International Agribusiness Titans Commit to Collaborative Work in NC State University Plant Sciences Building

Bayer, BASF, SAS and Novozymes have agreed to collaborate with NC State University researchers at the new Plant Sciences Building, a leading-edge facility at the heart of the university’s N.C. Plant Sciences Initiative. 

Photo: On a sunny day, two individuals are kneeled down on a field of turf grass, observing the grass.

Apr 18, 2022

Extension to Play Vital Role in N.C. Plant Sciences Initiative

The mission of NC State Extension is to transform science into everyday solutions that grow North Carolina. When it comes to agriculture and food, that mission is getting a huge boost from the North Carolina Plant Sciences Initiative (N.C. PSI). 

Front exterior of the NC State Plant Sciences Building

Apr 5, 2022

Building Dedication Marks Milestone for N.C. Plant Sciences Initiative

The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences will dedicate the NC State University Plant Sciences Building on April 12, 2022, at 11 a.m. The event is free to attend, and the public is invited to join state officials, university leaders, donors and friends to celebrate this exciting milestone for the N.C. Plant Sciences Initiative. 

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Mar 29, 2022

You Decide: Will Agribusiness Be a Dynamic Future Industry?

What industries are going to lead in the future? Mike Walden discusses agribusiness and how the N.C. Plant Sciences Initiative can propel North Carolina into that future. 

Mar 29, 2022

Plant Science Pioneer Fights Late Blight of the Past and Future

Jean Ristaino has made history by tracking late blight’s origins, and she is making history again by fighting future late blight outbreaks as a scientist with the N.C. Plant Sciences initiative. 

Adrian Percy

Mar 27, 2022

N.C. PSI Report: The Final Countdown

The NC State University Plant Sciences Building is nearing 100% completion, and N.C. PSI's multidisciplinary team of researchers will soon be moving in. 

Goodnight Distinguished Professor Cranos Williams

Mar 22, 2022

Cranos Williams Named Goodnight Distinguished Professor

NC State faculty member Cranos Williams was recently named a Goodnight Distinguished Professor in Agricultural Analytics by the College of Engineering (COE) and College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS).  

David and Mary Peele

Mar 8, 2022

In Memory of Mary

David and Mary Peele named a greenhouse in the NC State Plant Sciences Building to honor Mary’s love of horticulture. After Mary passed, David named a second greenhouse to honor her. 

John Radcliff (left) and John Holshouser (right) of JTI

Feb 23, 2022

JTI Partners with N.C. PSI to Advance Sustainability and Innovation in Agriculture

JTI Leaf Services has been a longtime partner of NC State in research, teaching and extension. Now they’re a partner in sustainability and innovation through the N.C. Plant Sciences Initiative. 

Pam Marrone alongside Dean Richard Linton as she receives her Distinguished Alumna award in 2021

Jan 14, 2022

Key Leader of Sustainable Ag Movement Names Test Plot in Support of N.C. Plant Sciences Initiative

The success of Distinguished CALS Alumna Pam Marrone’s biopesticides depended heavily on test plots. Now she’s naming a test plot in her family’s honor to support the N.C. Plant Sciences Initiative.