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COTTLE FARMS EXPLORING VALUE-ADDED MUSCADINE PRODUCTS WITH NCVACS AWARD

February 22, 2012

Plants for Human Health Institute The folks at Cottle Farms have made it their business to meet consumer demand for quality fresh fruits and vegetables since Ned Cottle sowed his first strawberries in 1964 in Faison, N.C. At that time, the market for “U-pick” berries was on the rise as California began to take control […]

US (NC): Plants for Human Health Institute Cabbage Breeding Program

February 14, 2012

FreshPlaza Two scientists with the North Carolina State University Plants for Human Health Institute at the N.C. Research Campus in Kannapolis are studying more than 300 cabbage varieties as part of the initial phase in a cabbage breeding program. Dr. Gad Yousef, senior research scientist, and Dr. Allan Brown, assistant professor, recently received grant funding […]