research

Dec 22, 2016

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.

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.

Nov 29, 2016

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.

Nov 22, 2016

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.

Nov 14, 2016

A Fashionable Response to Zika Protection

NC State researchers collaborate to develop a highly-engineered, chemical-free, lightweight fabric that protects people from mosquitoes.

Nov 11, 2016

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.

Nov 3, 2016

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.

Nov 3, 2016

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.

Oct 27, 2016

Microbiomes Under the Microscope

CALS’ Stewards of the Future conference focuses on the potential for microbiomes to improve health and agriculture.