No matter how fruits and vegetables are filled with health-promoting and disease-fighting nutrients, they have to make it to market with their nutritional value intact, free of microbial contamination, and looking, smelling, and tasting great. This is the challenge of postharvest physiologist Penelope Perkins-Veazie.
In its ninth season, “In the Garden” brings more of its Emmy® Award-winning wisdom from seasoned N.C. State horticultural science instructor Bryce Lane.
Produce grown in gardens that were submerged by floodwaters during or after Hurricane Irene can pose a health risk. A new food safety info sheet from North Carolina Extension explains the risks and what you can do to avoid getting sick.
N.C. Master Gardeners Volunteer Association and N.C. State University have partnered to develop a North Carolina Master Gardener license plate. Legislation approving the new custom license plate was approved this summer by the General Assembly and signed by Gov. Bev Perdue.
You can grow and harvest vegetables, fruits, and herbs in the piedmont of North Carolina practically year-round. A new Cooperative Extension calendar shows you how.
Brantley Snipes designed a suburban retrofit to promote walkability and other outdoor activities that provide mental and physical health attributes to the community.
Research on Extension gardens culminates in a project presented at N.C. State’s Graduate Student Research Symposium.
Students from Will Hooker’s Landscape Design studio have built a new bamboo sculpture in front of Kilgore Hall.
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.
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.