Monthly Archives: May 2017
After getting all the pepper seeds for the trial into seed trays, a mist irrigation system was setup to keep the soil evenly moist and assist germination.
Since it was rainy on Tuesday, we seeded 15 different varieties of peppers for a pepper trial. In seeding peppers for research, you have to be careful to make sure the soil is evenly compacted across all the cells and … Continue reading
Vegetable oil is common waste product from fast food restaurants. After filtration it can be mixed with diesel fuel and be used to power tractors.
Various courses maintain plots at UGArden over the course of the semester where students learn about and care for their own veggies. After the semester is over, there are sometimes leftovers (like these green onions) that we still manage to put to good … Continue reading
Interns and volunteers picking spinach yesterday for the markets. Watch out for the spiny amaranth…it’s prickly!
Hello Everyone My name is Amanda Lay. I am a student at NC State University majoring in Horticulture and minoring in Agroecology. I can’t wait to work on the farm with everyone this summer!