Far from Being Futile, Resistance is This Tree Breeder’s Goal
At the Mountain Research Station in Waynesville, postdoctoral researcher Ben Smith patiently tends thousands of evergreen seedlings. His goal: to find at least a few that will tolerate two tiny but troublesome pests.
Maturing South Atlantic Hop Industry is Topic for March Conference
When it comes to producing hops the South Atlantic is maturing – so much so that an annual conference focused on the industry will be much more “homegrown” than ever.
Scientists Crack the Genetic Code Determining Leaf Shape in Cotton
The discovery opens the door to producing cotton varieties ideally suited for agriculture, says Dr. Vasu Kuraparthy of NC State's Department of Crop and Soil Sciences.
New Class Covers Regulatory Affairs for Biotech, Crop Protection
To introduce students to the complex world of state, national and international regulations governing agricultural biotechnology, pesticides and biological products, NC State offered a one-of-a-kind course this fall.
Apply Now for 2017 Women in Agritourism Workshop
An upcoming conference offers North Carolina women in agritourism the chance to meet other operators and build a statewide network of support, fellowship and education. The application deadline is Dec. 15.
Videos Focus on Recovery in the Wake of a Flood
Cleaning up after a house floods can be a long, hard process. To help families deal with issues ranging from cleaning a kitchen to avoiding pest problems, educators with NC State University Extension have developed a series of educational YouTube videos called “After the Flood.”
Students in Large-Scale Organic Agriculture to Benefit from Gift
A new endowment, funded by Frank and Judi Grainger, will support undergraduate students pursuing hands-on research and travel experiences related to organic crop production.
Three From CALS Named University Faculty Scholars
Drs. Owen Duckworth, Chris Reberg-Horton and Wenqiao "Wayne" Yuan of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences are among 22 NC State faculty members recently named as University Faculty Scholars.
Clouse Named AAAS Fellow
Dr. Steven D. Clouse, an emeritus professor from NC State University's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, has been elected a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
Poinsettias on Display Dec. 4
Get in the holiday spirit this weekend at the annual Poinsettia Open House at NC State University's JC Raulston Arboretum. The free event — featuring over 100 cultivars of poinsettias — will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday Dec. 4.