Did you know that plants can get sick like humans and animals!? It’s true, and at AgBiome we make products to control insects, weeds, nematodes, and plant pathogens. While a majority of human pathogens are viruses and bacteria, most plant[..]
If you have no idea what a nematode is, then you are not alone. Nematodes are thread-like roundworms that are found all over the world, even in the Arctic. Most nematodes are microscopic, so many people aren’t aware that we are surrounded by them!
AgBiome aims to be the best agriculture innovator ever by having the most products, highest financial returns, and happiest employees. But did you know that giving to others, can actually make you a happier person? According to research on the[..]
This fall AgBiome chatted with a girl scout club in Cary about women’s contributions in science. Members of the AgBiome team included: Melissa, Kestrel, and Tim. They brought equipment and supplies to teach the science club sterile technique,[..]
If you haven't already figured it out for yourself, AgBiomers love dogs! This holds true for a few lucky pups who found their forever homes with some of our employees. Starting with the smallest in size is Bean, a chihuahua adopted from a local[..]
On October 20th, a group of AgBiome scientists packed up pipettes, plant pathogens, and insects, then made their way to the local Boys and Girls Club in Durham. AgBiomers were invited to share information on science topics and help students with[..]
On Friday, August 18th, the AgBiome Philanthropy group teamed up to help pack and deliver food to Durham residents through the Meals on Wheels program. The morning started with receiving food from one of the Meals on Wheels caterers, which was[..]
Year of the Dragonfly
BugFest 2017 was a huge success for the Museum of Natural Science and for the AgBiome team. Multiple AgBiomers from the entomology department and other functional groups spent the day showing kids and adults some of the[..]
This week we followed two AgBiome entomologists into the lab to get a taste of what working with insects can be like. And yes, a few people here do enjoy eating insects, YUM! Meet Marie Encarnacion and Elka Armstrong.