Butterflies Get Royal Treatment on Golf Course
A team of volunteers supported by NC State and BASF plants milkweed and wildflowers at the Lonnie Poole Golf Course to create a habitat for rare monarch butterflies.
Assessing the Positive and Negative Claims About Genetically Engineered Crops
Genetically engineered crops stir strong feelings from both critics and supporters. We talk to the researcher who chaired the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine committee that just released a report, “Genetically Engineered Crops: Experience and Prospects,” which examines the evidence behind positive and negative claims about GE crops, and the research challenges that lie ahead.
Return of the Native
When Pinehurst No. 2 hosts two U.S. Opens this summer, the world will see an NC State-led restoration that returns the course its native roots -- and sets a template for a more sustainable North Carolina golf industry.
Mullahey to Lead Crop Science
The new department head in crop science is a University of Florida research and education center director with academic and professional roots in North Carolina.
The Real Home Field Advantage
All school colors are not created equal - at least where football fields are concerned.
Melton Heads Crop Science
Dr. Tom Melton, assistant director of Cooperative Extension and director of the National Science Foundation Center for Integrated Pest Management, been named interim head of the Department of Crop Science in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences.
Greener Ways to Greener Lawns
During the record-setting 2007-08 drought in North Carolina, when the governor called water conservation everyone’s patriotic duty, a brown lawn was a badge of honor instead of a neighborhood blight. But even before the drought began, NC State researchers were studying ways to use less water in outdoor irrigation, which could make green yards honorable during future dry spells.