Agricultural Research

Rowan Chamber hosting agricultural research tour May 19

May 06, 2015

By Darrell Blackwelder When we sit down to eat a meal, whether at home or at our favorite restaurant, most will never consider the amount of time and the dynamics of how agriculture producers do such a remarkable job of producing an abundant, healthy source of food or the research that goes into discovering healthy foods. […]

NC Research Campus project aims to grow scientists

June 21, 2014

By: Tim Reaves, Independent Tribune Link to Original Article James Nix \ jnix@independenttrib KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — A student-driven initiative at the North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC) in Kannapolis is gathering data on the frontiers of plant science and growing the scientists of tomorrow. The Plant Pathways Elucidation Project (P2EP) is a $1.9 million program now […]

Students test tomato-growing techniques

February 16, 2013

By Karissa Minn, Salisbury Post   Students at South Rowan High School harvest tomatoes from plants in the school’s greenhouse. With the help of the N.C. Research Campus, students at four high schools in the county are testing different methods of growing winter tomatoes. Photo by Karissa Minn, Salisbury Post. SALISBURY — Students at four […]