Our work is challenge-focused and impact-driven.
Solutions Start Here
The challenges facing agriculture are complex and multifaceted. Solving them requires bold curiosity to ask critical questions from a different perspective and courage to break down academic and research barriers and engage experts across disciplines in the pursuit of innovation.
What does this innovation look like?
- Increasing yields
- Creating new varieties
- Extending growing seasons
- Enhancing agricultural and environmental sustainability
- Producing new and improved technology
What is the goal?
- Preparing farms to keep pace with a fast-moving future to help ensure a healthier, well-fed world.
We focus our bold, interdisciplinary research on three key areas.
N.C. PSI + PHHI + NCFIL = The Strategic Triad
90+ Crop Varieties in N.C.
We’re helping the state’s already-booming agriculture industry expand to produce more.