Climate Change, Crop Yields and Risk Management for Farmers
Helping farmers adjust to how climate change is affecting crop yield.
What a Changing Climate May Mean For Crop Pests
Insects are ideal indicators of how climate change is affecting agriculture.
Climate Change Will Make Beer Taste Different (Yes, Really)
Beer is changing. Because climate is changing the chemistry of hops and grain.
Adapting to Online: A Remote Master’s Defense
Master’s student Ryan Spurney learned over spring break that his in-person defense would have to be done remotely over Zoom, a virtual meetings platform, because of social distancing at NC State University. He offers tips for success.
GRIP4PSI Seed Grant Winners Announced
Four NC State research teams have been selected as recipients of the next phase of the Game-Changing Research Incentive Program (GRIP). The program was initially created in 2016 as a three-year seed-funding initiative to stimulate… Continue reading “GRIP4PSI Seed Grant Winners Announced”
Fusing Disciplines, Transforming Graduate Education
An interdisciplinary program prepares students to grapple with the growing role of genetic engineering and biotechnology in agriculture — and solve complex societal problems.
NC State’s Plant Sciences Building: What People Are Saying
Excitement is building as NC State University ceremonially breaks ground on its Plant Sciences Building on Sept. 6. Here’s what elected officials and leaders at NC State and in agriculture are saying.
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.
Portable Tech Sniffs Out Plant Disease In The Field
Researchers have developed portable technology that allows farmers to identify plant diseases in the field. The handheld device, which is plugged into a smartphone, works by sampling the airborne volatile organic compounds that plants release through their leaves.
Crop Protection Research Program Headquarters to Move from Rutgers to Raleigh
The IR-4 Project delivers science-based solutions for specialty crop growers, and CALS leaders are excited about welcoming the headquarters to NC State.