Impact

Jan 1, 2017

Study Provides Evidence on Movement of Potato Famine Pathogen

New NC State research delves into the movement and evolution of the pathogen that caused the Irish potato famine in the 1840s, which set down roots in the United States before attacking Europe.

Dec 23, 2016

How to Prepare Your Own Eggnog

Ever wonder how to make your own egg nog at home? NC State University's Dr. Ben Chapman has a few tips for how to safely prepare this holiday staple on your own.

Dec 20, 2016

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.

Dec 20, 2016

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.

Dec 20, 2016

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.

Dec 19, 2016

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.

Dec 19, 2016

An Extraordinary Year

The past year has been a big one for the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Join us as we bid farewell to 2016 with a top-10 list of the year's highlights.

Dec 14, 2016

FarmHer Episode Live For Extension’s Newest TV Star

April Shaeffer's North Carolina Leadership and Cattle Handling for Women Producers program garnered national attention this year from FarmHer, an RFD TV program focusing on the contributions of women in agriculture. Clips from the show are now available online.

Dec 7, 2016

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.

Dec 7, 2016

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.”