For the Next Agricultural Revolution, Look to the Microbiome
A national task force led by scientists with NC State ties says the plant microbiome could be key to unlocking the agricultural revolution needed to feed a fast-growing world population.
Curious, Creative, Connected, Caring
Throughout his NC State career, engineer Mike Boyette has used these four Cs as a guide for transforming North Carolina agriculture and cultivating a cadre of alumni committed to making a difference.
Two blueberry researchers cross continents to forge a partnership aimed at improving what’s already considered a superfood.
Strawberry Season Arrives Early and in Abundance
With strawberry season set to peak at about the same time as COVID-19, North Carolina producers are taking steps to ensure that consumers have safe access to one of the state’s most popular crops.
Ambassador Visit Highlights Partnerships Near and Far
As the North Carolina Plant Sciences Initiative continues to take shape, partnerships between VIB, a Belgian life sciences institute, and NC State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences are growing.
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.
Planting a Seed
NC State University celebrates the groundbreaking for a state-of-the-art Plant Sciences Building.
Partner Profile: BASF Renews Its Partnership with NC State
Peter Eckes, president of BASF Bioscience Research, joined NC State officials recently to renew a five-year research agreement.
What People Are Saying
North Carolina elected officials, agriculture industry influencers and others are excited about the NC State Plant Sciences Building being constructed on Centennial Campus. Here's what some of them have said.
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.