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Tag: college of agriculture and life sciences

Photo of crops in background with farmers in foreground.

Nov 19, 2020

More Transparency Recommended for Gene-Edited Crops

NC State researchers suggest mechanism to provide more information about biotech crops and products. 

researcher holding a red grouper

Nov 17, 2020

Study Finds Some Sport Fish Are Caught Repeatedly – Which Could Throw Off Population Estimates

Tagged fish are being caught more than anyone thought, which raises fisheries policy questions. 

rows of corn

Nov 10, 2020

We Modified Crops to Kill Pests, and Pests Evolved to Adapt. Now What?

What can be done to preserve pesticide resistance? 

Insect with fringed wings on plant material

Oct 19, 2020

Insights Into a Tiny Insect That Causes Big Damage

The first genome sequence in the insect order Thysanoptera sheds light on one of the world’s most costly agricultural pests. 

Students pose high above the city of London in a glass observation pod.

Oct 7, 2020

Eye of the Storm

An eight-week study-abroad program on global leadership gave a group of NC State students a front-row seat to corporate decision-making as Europe grappled with economic uncertainties and an emerging pandemic. 

Parasitic worms on snail.

Oct 7, 2020

Podcast: Preserving Parasites

Skylar Hopkins explains why some parasites need protecting. 

Man and woman talking in a corn field

Oct 7, 2020

Measuring Greenhouse Gases Starts in Soil

Scientists are tackling the climate challenge posed by nitrous oxide releases from farms. 

aerial view of flooded homes and forest

Oct 1, 2020

Arcobacter Abundant in Hurricane Florence Floodwaters

Post-hurricane floodwaters reveal abundance of Arcobacter, an emerging pathogen. 

Sep 24, 2020

NC State Team Finds Solution for Sweetpotato Problem

A new discovery will save NC sweetpotato growers millions of dollars. 

an angler fishing on the shore

Sep 2, 2020

Climate Change and Outdoor Recreation

Climate change will affect businesses that rely on outdoor recreation. 

A small, red fly on a blueberry, against a black background.

Aug 31, 2020

A New IDEA: Pairing Trainees With Computational Experts During the Pandemic

How COVID-19 led to an unexpected bump in computational research. 

aerial view of a combine harvester in a field

Aug 26, 2020

Climate Change, Crop Yields and Risk Management for Farmers

Helping farmers adjust to how climate change is affecting crop yield. 

mosquito

Aug 24, 2020

Finding Ways to Keep Mosquitoes at Bay

For many of us, climate change means more mosquitoes. 

sun setting over a field

Aug 19, 2020

What a Changing Climate May Mean for Crop Pests

Insects are ideal indicators of how climate change is affecting agriculture. 

a glass of beer

Aug 18, 2020

Climate Change Will Make Beer Taste Different (Yes, Really)

Beer is changing. Because climate is changing the chemistry of hops and grain.