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Aug 26, 2020

Climate Change, Crop Yields and Risk Management for Farmers

Helping farmers adjust to how climate change is affecting crop yield.

Aug 19, 2020

What a Changing Climate May Mean For Crop Pests

Insects are ideal indicators of how climate change is affecting agriculture.

Aug 18, 2020

Climate Change Will Make Beer Taste Different (Yes, Really)

Beer is changing. Because climate is changing the chemistry of hops and grain.

Apr 28, 2020

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.

Feb 14, 2020

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”

Jan 2, 2020

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.

Sep 5, 2019

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.

Aug 5, 2019

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.

Jul 29, 2019

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.

Jul 26, 2019

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.