Protecting Our State’s New Rural Cash Crop

The true profit potential of sweetpotatoes has been held back by an aggressive and invasive pest. NC State’s Craig Yencho will lead a $5 million grant-funded project to fight it.
A woman works on dissecting part of a sweet potato for testing.

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Are you interested in partnering with us for sweetpotato and potato breeding and genetics research? We look forward to hearing from you!