This summer, 15 high-school sophomores and juniors found out what it’s like to study horticultural science at N.C. State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
Experts from North Carolina State University will discuss a range of topics related to growing and maintaining turfgrass Wednesday, Aug. 8, at the annual Turfgrass Field Day.
For 44 high school students, the summer of 2012 included a week in College of Agriculture and Life Sciences laboratories learning about subjects ranging from plant breeding to biofuels.
Dr. Jonathan C. Allen, professor of Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences, has received the 2012 Gilbert A. Leveille Award given by the Institute of Food Technologists.
From pest management to landscape care, four new apps recently unveiled by scientists in the North Carolina State University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences provide critical information on timely outdoor topics.
Dr. Jean Beagle Ristaino, William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor of Plant Pathology, has been named a 2012 Jefferson Science Fellow. Ristaino will spend the next year working as a science adviser to the U.S. Department of State in Washington D.C. and traveling to U. S. embassies and missions overseas. She will then serve in a consulting capacity to the State Department for an additional five years.
What will the future hold as far as jobs are concerned? Mike Walden discusses two reports that look at the future of American job creation.
Dr. Richard Linton, a nationally recognized food-safety authority who serves as professor and chair of the Department of Food Science and Technology at The Ohio State University, has been named dean of North Carolina State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, effective Sept. 15.
Whole Foods Markets has pledged its support to the NC 10% Campaign, an initiative of the Center for Environmental Farming Systems that encourages consumers to purchase locally produced food.
Late blight, a plant disease that can kill tomato plants, has been found on North Carolina tomatoes earlier in the growing season this year than usual, and home gardeners who grow tomatoes may want to be aware of the threat.