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N.C. State gets boost for cabbage research

Fresh cabbage at the State Farmers Market in Raleigh, N.C.

Using an extensive cabbage germplasm collection given to N.C. State University by Monsanto Co., scientists expect to develop new and improved varieties to increase demand for cabbage and expand production in North Carolina.

Caitlin Lowe: Off to great places

Caitlin Lowe

When Caitlin Lowe came to N.C. State University four years ago, she never imagined the places she’d go or how those travels would influence her future. But now, with her head full of brains and her shoes full of feet, as Dr. Seuss would put it, the graduating senior is off to graduate school with the determination to make a difference when it comes to agricultural policy and international development.

JC Raulston Arboretum presents ‘Superhero Plants’ program for kids

It’s a tree! It’s a shrub! It’s a superhero plant! It’s the JC Raulston Arboretum’s “Superhero Plants: Protectors of Clean Water” program for children.

CALS lab is learning experience, but . . .

Picture of Dr. Julie Grossman and Malik Oliver

Credit Dr. Julie Grossman with creating a degree of uncertainty in Malik Oliver’s plans for the future, of adding the word “but” to the high school senior’s vocabulary.

The problem with North Carolina . . . and turfgrass

Picture of Dr. Susana Milla-Lewis.

North Carolina is not the best place in the world to establish a luxuriant lawn, or to cover a football field or golf course with turf, and therein lies Dr. Susana Milla-Lewis’ challenge.

‘Dr. Oz Show’ to feature N.C. State prof

Dr. Mary Ann Lila

N.C. State University food scientist Dr. Mary Ann Lila is set to appear on TV’s The Dr. Oz Show on Thursday May 5. She will discuss the multifaceted protection from cancer and other diseases that blueberries provide.

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