Oct 19, 2020
The first genome sequence in the insect order Thysanoptera sheds light on one of the world’s most costly agricultural pests.
Aug 6, 2020
Researchers find genetic targets for controlling the New World screwworm, a deadly insect pest.
Jul 22, 2019
New soybean research with roots in the North Carolina Plant Sciences Initiative aims to protect the crop from climate change.
Mar 14, 2019
Food science pioneer Josip Simunovic is recognized by the Institute of Food Technologists.
Feb 20, 2019
NC State scientists work to restore a rare longleaf pine stand for research, education and outreach. Among their first steps: setting fire to the site.
Jan 16, 2019
A study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science this week debunks the long-held belief that varroa mites feed on “bee blood” – AKA hemolymph. NC State researcher Allen Cohen, co-author of the paper, explains.
Jan 9, 2019
How does your garden grow? It's complicated.
Nov 9, 2017
Agricultural leaders plant their stakes, literally, in the ground on NC State’s Centennial Campus, as they mark their commitment to the North Carolina Plant Sciences Initiative.
Jul 20, 2017
Every summer, North Carolina 4-H Electric Congress draws young people from across the state for hands-on learning, and fun, in science, technology, engineering and math related to electricity.
Jun 29, 2017
Researcher Hamid Ashrafi builds on a strong NC State tradition in developing berries benefiting consumers and farmers alike.
Jun 15, 2017
Real-time, online weight management program addresses what’s arguably the biggest public health issue today: overweight and obesity.
Jun 8, 2017
Silvopasture – the practice of combining forestry with forage and livestock production – is rare in North America, but the practice could bring both economic and environmental benefits on marginal lands where traditional row cropping hasn’t worked.
May 4, 2017
Interest in organic tobacco farming has been growing in recent years, and at NC State University, researchers are taking the guessing game out of one of the most important steps in production: how best to fertilize seedlings.
Jan 19, 2017
Built in 1968, NC State's Phytotron in Gardner Hall remains one of the world's largest plant research centers.
Jan 1, 2017
Researchers find gene responsible for major leaf shapes in upland cotton.