Arboretum Director: Helping Your Garden Grow

Arboretum Director: Helping Your Garden Grow

Lush, green lawns are staples of gardens. Perhaps it’s time to get rid of them.

Mark Weathington, director of the JC Raulston Arboretum, introduced the idea during a talk last week […]

Is Biochar a Fix for Sandy Soils?

Is Biochar a Fix for Sandy Soils?

Biochar’s been called black gold – a once-and-done fix to enhance nutrient-poor and droughty soils. But how do the claims hold up when applied to the soils of North Carolina’s […]

NC State Holds First N.C. Extension Master Gardener College

NC State Holds First N.C. Extension Master Gardener College

More than 100 Extension volunteers from across the state worked to improve their gardening GPA – “Good Planting Advice” – when they gathered at NC State University last week for […]

Butterflies Get Royal Treatment on Golf Course

Butterflies Get Royal Treatment on Golf Course

Golf courses aren’t just for birdies — the Lonnie Poole Golf Course on NC State’s Centennial Campus is now a habitat for increasingly rare monarch butterflies.

In partnership with Triangle-based chemical […]

Fighting Child Malnutrition In Haiti — With Goats

Fighting Child Malnutrition In Haiti — With Goats

For more than a decade, Professor Charlotte Farin and the NC State Haiti Goat Project have joined the country’s struggle against rampant childhood malnutrition: the project provides high-protein lunch supplements […]

Leadership in Public Science: Meet K.C. Busch

Leadership in Public Science: Meet K.C. Busch

This is one in a series of five Q&As with the members of NC State’s Leadership in Public Science faculty cluster. Read more about the cluster.

Science teachers are on the […]

Leadership in Public Science: Meet Katie Mack

Leadership in Public Science: Meet Katie Mack

This is one in a series of five Q&As with the members of NC State’s Leadership in Public Science faculty cluster. Read more about the cluster.

As you can imagine, the […]

Leadership in Public Science: Meet Madhusudan Katti

Leadership in Public Science: Meet Madhusudan Katti

This is one in a series of five Q&As with the members of NC State’s Leadership in Public Science faculty cluster. Read more about the cluster.

Madhusudan Katti’s research as an […]

Big Data, Sensors to Transform Cities

Big Data, Sensors to Transform Cities

Big data and urban sensors will drive the development of smart cities and improve the lives of most people in the coming years, former Maryland governor Martin O’Malley told a […]