Posts Tagged ‘corn’

Visiting scientist wins Argentina’s highest science prize

Picture of Dr. Antonio Hall and Dr. Tom Sinclair

A visiting scientist from Argentina who has been working in the Department of Crop Science is the winner of the most prestigious science award given in Argentina.

Crop Breeding

For crops ranging from blueberries to wheat, the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at North Carolina State University has been internationally recognized for its plant breeding programs for more than 60 years. These programs are still strong and among the best in the world today. For the last 30 years, innovations developed in the [...]

Corn

Corn has emerged in recent years as one of North Carolina’s more important crops. Twenty years ago, North Carolina grew around half a million acres of corn each year; today that number is around a million acres. While the value of the crop obviously varies with the market, corn is typically worth well over $300 [...]

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