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Apr 17, 2023

The Changemakers

NC State’s Terri Long, Marvin Moncada and Kenny Sherin are creating life- and industry-altering change. Close the digital divide, shuck stereotypes for plant scientists and age liquor at a breakneck speed–all in a day’s work for these changemakers. Learn what’s next. 

DJ and Ruthie Stokes

Nov 7, 2022

Tradition Meets Innovation

Fueled by their father’s passion for agriculture, Ruthie and DJ Stokes are keeping a family promise: do what you love. The fourth-generation farmers have found common ground in supporting producers back home and feeding a growing population. 

Sweet APPS team

Nov 7, 2022

Sweet-APPS Yielding Sweet Success

From deploying innovative sensors to creating productive relationships with stakeholders, the Sweetpotato Analytics for Produce Provenance and Scanning project has had a rewarding first two years. 

Exterior of the Plant Sciences Building

Jun 24, 2022

Welcome Home: NC State Plant Sciences Building

Take a tour of the N.C. Plant Sciences Initiative’s state-of-the-art headquarters and discover how it will help launch agricultural research—and our state’s economy—into new frontiers. 

people at the plant sciences building dedication

Jun 24, 2022

CALS Says Thank You to N.C. PSI Donors

With support from many generous donors, we have fulfilled our $160.2 million fundraising goal for the NC State University Plant Sciences Building. In a strong and unique display of solidarity, stakeholders… 

people celebrate at the opening of the Plant Sciences Building dedication ceremony as the ribbon is cut

May 3, 2022

What Leaders Are Saying About N.C. PSI and the NC State University Plant Sciences Building

During the NC State University Plant Sciences Building’s dedication and ribbon cutting ceremony, a diverse range of speakers representing NC State university’s leadership, donors, state political leaders, federal research administrators, and students… 

Exterior of the NC State University Plant Sciences Building

May 3, 2022

N.C. PSI’s Time Capsule Opening to Coincide with UN’s 2050 Food Security Goals

The NC State University Plant Sciences Building’s dedication, ribbon cutting and tour on April 12 was an event of historic proportions. It was the official day that the full breadth of… 

View of the central staircase in the Plant Sciences Building

May 3, 2022

New Building Supports N.C. PSI’s Team-based Research Through Form and Function

The N.C. Plant Sciences Initiative’s newly constructed headquarters, the NC State University Plant Sciences Building, is home to some of the brightest minds in academia, industry and government – not to…