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Thursday, December 03, 2020

Horticultural Science News

Congratulations, Fall 2020 Graduates!

We’ve created this website to honor and celebrate the success of our graduates. This will be a permanent “yearbook” for Horticulture so you can remember the great times that you have had in Kilgore and the Department of Horticultural Science.

Join in the fun by posting congratulatory messages to your graduate or your peers on their graduate profile pages. Instructors, co-workers, family members, and friends are all encouraged to post messages and let them know how proud you are of them, and share your excitement for their next journey.

North Carolina SweetPotato Commission

The commission is specifically interested in identifying new varieties of sweetpotatoes that are resistant to pests and disease, easier to harvest and require less infrastructure for curing, all while protecting taste and quality standards.
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Pi Alpha Xi Finds Success with Online Plant Sale

Despite cancelling their spring plant sale due to COVID-19, Pi Alpha Xi was determined to have their fall sale. With the help of N.C. Cooperative Extension’s Debbie Roos, the student fraternity moved their sale online.
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NC State Researchers Take On COVID-19

Toxicologist Jane Hoppin is among the NC State researchers who have pivoted to use their work to study aspects of this deadly disease.
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Waste Solutions: Vermicomposting

When it comes to waste management, NC State’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences delivers solutions. Learn how Rhonda Sherman helps others use worms to create valuable soil amendments from agricultural wastes.
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Grow Box Gets Kids Growing — Fall Vegetables

Family life tends to run in constant motion, and the hectic pace can make it hard to slow down, spend time with each other and celebrate cherished relationships. Enter the Grow Box. 
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Growing Up: Vertical Farming Makes the Most of Limited Space

Vertical farming, a space-saving approach to growing crops, is taking shape in a shipping container near campus under the watchful eye of horticultural scientist Ricardo Hernandez and his students.
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Plant Breeding at Bayer
Dec 04, 2020, at 2:00 pm

Class of 2020 Commencement Exercises
Dec 04, 2020, at 6:00 pm

Fern Propagation Workshop
Dec 05, 2020, at 9:00 am

Gardens of the World Part Two: Western European Wonders
Dec 07, 2020, at 6:30 pm

Koten Engei Symposium
Dec 12, 2020, at 9:00 am



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