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Horticultural Science News

Friday, July 02, 2021
J.C. Raulston

People, Plants and Pride: The Passions of J.C. Raulston

A quarter-century after his death, the founder of NC State’s arboretum is remembered for his pioneering efforts to cultivate a welcoming space for LGBTQ professionals in horticulture.
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The Beloved Blueberry: Five Facts

Blueberries are in peak season in North Carolina. They’re flavorful – both sweet and tart – and they deliver health and economic benefits. Find out more about these summertime treats and a few things NC State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences is doing to make them even better.
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Bridging the Big Data Divide

Unprecedented amounts of agricultural data have been collected from satellites, drones, underground sensors, and all forms of machinery, but few people can use this data to its maximum potential. The new and innovative Ag Data Science Certificate course is training students to meet the high demand for data science expertise in agriculture.
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Preserving Sweetpotato Exports

A research team is exploring ways to protect the quality of sweetpotatoes shipped to Europe, following changes in regulations.
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Goodnight Early Career Innovators Named

Dr. Ricardo Hernandez and four other CALS faculty members are among the inaugural winners of NC State's Goodnight Early Career Innovators Award.
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