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Commercial Horticulture, Nursery & Turf

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Summer Internship 2021

Interested in a summer internship working on breeding and development of new nursery and bioenergy crops? This position involves …

Full-Time Job Opportunity

The Mountain Horticultural Crops Research Station is seeking applicants for a Research Specialist with responsibility for the operational management …

Summer Internship - 2020

Interested in a summer internship working on breeding and development of new nursery and bioenergy crops? This position involves …

Tom Ranney with Chancellor Woodson being presented with Innovator of the Year award

Innovator of the Year

Tom Ranney received the Innovator of the Year award for his work in plant breeding and new-crop development. Ranney, …

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Summer Internship - 2019

Interested in a summer internship working on breeding and development of new nursery and bioenergy crops? This position involves …

Cover photo for Invincibelle Limetta® Awarded Gold Medal

Invincibelle Limetta® Awarded Gold Medal

Invincibelle Limetta® Hydrangea arborescens ‘NCHA8’ Gold Medal winner at the 2018 Plantarium, Boskoop, NL. For information on licensing, contact Spring …

Cover photo for Tim Wood speaks Hydrangea

Tim Wood speaks Hydrangea

Tim Wood, The Plant Hunter, of Spring Meadow Nursery speaks Hydrangea arborescens to the Russian Nursery Stock Association in …

Summer internship brochure

Summer Internship - 2018

The internship position has been filled for 2018. Thank you to all the applicants. Interested in a summer internship working …

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What Is the MCI Lab?

Nestled in the mountains of Western North Carolina, the MCI lab is located at NC State’s Mountain Horticultural Crops …

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Terrestrial Flatworms, Land Planarians & Hammerhead Worms

This factsheet offers information on the identification and management of various flatworms that may be …

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List of items that can and cannot be composted at home.

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