JC Raulston Arboretum’s New Grand Entrance Open Every Day of the Year
Fun for people of all ages and free to the public, NC State's JC Raulston Arboretum is ready to debut its unique new pedestrian gate.
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.
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.
One Turkey At A Time
With no viable treatments, potential Blackhead disease outbreaks could wipe out turkey flocks. Associate Professor Robert Beckstead is researching new ways to treat the disease in the Prestage Department of Poultry Science.
A Fashionable Response to Zika Protection
NC State researchers collaborate to develop a highly-engineered, chemical-free, lightweight fabric that protects people from mosquitoes.
Voters Continue Nickels for Know-How Support
In a recent statewide referendum, users of fertilizer and feed voted overwhelmingly to continue a self-assessment supporting agricultural research, extension, and teaching programs in NC State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
Study Highlights Diversity of Arthropods Found in Homes
Researchers from North Carolina State University and the University of Colorado Boulder used DNA testing and citizen science to create an “atlas” that shows the range and diversity of arthropods found in homes across the continental United States.
Project Explores New Possibilities for Grafted Plants
NC State University-led projects are giving growers more choices when it comes to using grafted tomato and cucurbit plants.
Microbiomes Under the Microscope
CALS’ Stewards of the Future conference focuses on the potential for microbiomes to improve health and agriculture.