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A blue heron waits for lunch in the marshland area next to Lake Raleigh on Centennial campus.

Feb 2, 2024

New Publication Provides PFAS Answers

PFAS chemicals, sometimes referred to as “forever chemicals,” have been a big topic in North Carolina and the rest of the country in recent years, and often, it seems, there are… 

Group standing in a field with machinery behind them.

Feb 2, 2024

Checking Out the Bench Bots

As part of their work to beta test technologies to accelerate their adoption on farms across the state, the North Carolina Plant Sciences Initiative Agent Network got the chance to check out the Precision… 

Four researchers at a podium table.

Feb 2, 2024

Platform Directors Present at Commodity Conference

In the face of significant farmland loss in a fast-growing state, how will North Carolina agriculture and agribusiness continue to grow? Speaking at the 2024 North Carolina Commodity Conference in January,… 

Woman near a blueberry bush in a greenhouse

Sep 3, 2021

Redpath Unlocks Doors to Faster Blueberry Breeding

In her doctoral research, Lauren Redpath searches for genetic keys for better blueberries. At the same time, she’s using skills she’s learned at NC State to kickstart her plant improvement career. 

Seedlings in trays, viewed from above

Aug 26, 2021

Partnerships Power Problem-Solving Research

Research partnerships involving the college and the private sector benefit not just agricultural and life sciences companies, but also NC State and the economy. 

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Jul 21, 2021

Peter Daniel: An Advocate for Agriculture and Public Service

A longtime supporter of N.C. agriculture and NC State has moved to the N.C. Association of Health Plans, but that doesn’t mean he’s stepped away from the industry he served for four decades. 

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Jul 20, 2021

One-on-One With Farm Bureau President Shawn Harding

N.C. Farm Bureau President Shawn Harding discusses his farming experience, the Farm Bureau’s priorities and today’s agricultural challenges. 

John Dole, associate dean for academic programs, talks to a student about careers in agriculture. Photo by Marc Hall.

Apr 27, 2021

John Dole: Filling A Growing Need for Agriculture Graduates

In this episode of Farms, Food and You, Associate Dean John Dole explains what CALS is doing to meet that rising need for college graduates in agriculture. 

Brandon Batten on a tractor

Feb 16, 2021

Brandon Batten: Putting Advanced Farm Tech to Work

Brandon Batten uses modern ag tech daily on his Four Oaks farm, and he’s looking ahead to advancements that’ll make his operation increasingly efficient. 

Man leaning against a fence post, with grain bins in the background.

Feb 9, 2021

PSI Profile: Chris Reberg-Horton, Platform Director for Resilient Agricultural Systems

The North Carolina Plant Sciences Initiative’s platform director for resilient agricultural systems shares thoughts on the position, the initiative, agriculture and NC State.