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.
JC Raulston Arboretum’s “Wake Up! It’s Spring!” new family program sprang to life March 26.
The second season of the Commissioner’s Speaker Series began March 23, as a panel of agribusiness leaders joined Steve Troxler, state agriculture commissioner, at N.C. State University to talk about local and sustainable agriculture.
Bryce Lane, undergraduate coordinator in the Horticultural Science Department and host of the Emmy Award-winning show In the Garden on WUNC-TV, will lead participants on a tour describing the plants and trees on N.C. State University’s North Campus at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 16.
From its greenhouses and farm in Rougemont, Hoffman Nursery sells ornamental and native grass liners — or starter plants — wholesale to customers all across the United States and Canada. But when the company’s owners need solutions to production problems, they frequently look much closer to home — to the agricultural research and Extension experts at N.C. State University.
North Carolina is the nation’s top sweetpotato producer. The state’s growers produce 600 million pounds of sweetpotatoes annually, nearly half the sweetpotatoes produced in the U.S. In 2010, sweetpotatoes were worth more than $173 million to the state’s growers. Agricultural research and extension programs in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at N.C. State [...]