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Horticultural Science News

Thursday, August 26, 2021

Dr. Wusheng Liu recognized with ASHS Early Career Award

Dr. Wusheng Liu, assistant professor in the Department of Horticultural Science, recently returned from the American Society of Horticultural Science (ASHS) conference where he was awarded first place in the Early Career Competition  Dr. Liu began translational genomics and plant bioengineering research at NC State in 2018 with graduate students that followed to continue their research....
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A Necessary Network for Local Foods

During the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the North Carolina Local Food Council proved communication and collaboration were key in helping the state’s local food systems survive and thrive.
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Schulker Investigates Soilless Substrates

Brian Schulker’s research in soilless culture plant growing systems has yielded some noteworthy achievements through his master's degree and now into his Ph.D. program with the Department of Horticultural Science.
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Nettie Baugher Gets Hands-on with Horticulture Research

For NC Cooperative Extension Agent Nettie Baugher, NC State's online Master of Horticultural Science program offered the best of both worlds.
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Max Alff Nurtures a Passion for Plants

When Max Alff graduated high school, he didn’t initially plan to study for much longer. He enrolled in the NC State Agricultural Institute for Ornamentals and Landscape Technology, planning to get his associate degree and get out into the workforce. “I enjoy working in the landscape industry and didn’t want to spend more than two … Continue reading Max Alff Nurtures a Passion for Plants →
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