May 3, 2021

Partner Profile: Fair Products, Inc.

Fair Products, Inc. manufactures and distributes a versatile group of tobacco crop care products to help farmers produce the healthiest, most resilient tobacco. Frank Grainger, founder and owner of the company, tells us it’s that focus on innovation that led Fair Products to become a founding funder of the North Carolina Plant Sciences Initiative (N.C. PSI).

Feb 10, 2021

Partner Profile: U.S. Tobacco Cooperative Inc.

The U.S. Tobacco Cooperative, Inc. helps ensure flue-cured tobacco farmers and producers continue to succeed. The cooperative’s commitment to its members includes a dedication to industry innovation, which inspired them to support the North Carolina Plant Sciences Initiative.

Feb 10, 2021

Partner Profile: Tobacco Growers Association of NC

Tobacco was one of the first crops traded and sold internationally by American colonists and remains a top cash crop for North Carolina farmers. The Tobacco Growers Association of North Carolina was an early investor in the N.C. PSI to help accelerate discovery and applied solutions to give their members a competitive edge in the global marketplace.

Feb 9, 2021

Partner Profile: Tobacco Associates, Inc.

NC State's research and teaching in the specialized discipline of flue-cured tobacco production directly impacts the yield and economic output for growers. To continue innovation in the field and support new efforts in agribusiness, Tobacco Associates, Inc. became an early financial supporter of the North Carolina Plant Sciences Initiative (N.C. PSI).