Jul 18, 2022
In her new role as Extension Outreach and Engagement Platform Director, Rachel Vann will leverage her Extension experience to facilitate communication between N.C. PSI research teams and NC farmers.
May 31, 2022
The North Carolina Plant Sciences Initiative is excited to announce that Rachel Vann will serve as the new Platform Director for Extension Outreach and Engagement.
Apr 18, 2022
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).
Oct 29, 2021
The true profit potential of sweetpotatoes has been held back by an aggressive and invasive pest. NC State’s Craig Yencho will lead a $5 million grant-funded project to fight it.
Mark Hoffmann will lead a $5.3 million project to develop new indoor and outdoor propagation technologies for America’s strawberry nursery industry.
Oct 20, 2021
A NC State alumnus finds his passion as a scientist and manager of the official variety testing program.
Oct 8, 2021
Khara Grieger will co-lead Knowledge Transfer efforts between researchers and stakeholders for NC State’s new $25 million NSF STEPS Center.
Sep 18, 2021
NC State Soil Fertility Specialist Luke Gatiboni took over a longtime study that relied on traditional research technologies and methods. But as of last week, that work is set to get amplified at nearly every level.
Sep 14, 2021
The concept of extension struck a chord with Richard Reich early on. Now Reich and his wife, Marcia, honor NC State Extension - and their family - by supporting N.C. PSI.
Jul 20, 2021
N.C. Farm Bureau President Shawn Harding discusses his farming experience, the Farm Bureau’s priorities and today’s agricultural challenges.