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Providing innovative teaching, research, and outreach in the art and science of horticulture.

Dr. Sara Spayd

Extension Viticulture Specialist/Professor

Department of Horticultural Science
258 Kilgore Hall, Box 7609
North Carolina State University
Raleigh, NC 27695-7609

Office Phone: 919.513.0772
Fax: 919.515.2505

Sara Spayd

Dr. Spayd joined the department in March 2006 from Washington State University. She has a 50% extension / 50% research appointment.  Her focus is working with the North Carolina bunch grape industry with cultivars and cultural practices to optimize fruit quality. 

Biographical Information

  • B.S. North Carolina State University (Horticultural Science)
  • M.S. University of Arkansas (Food Science)
  • Ph.D. University of Arkansas (Food Science)


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