Stories From Feb 2018
Two new Graduate Research Assistantships posted this week.
The Department of Crop and Soil Sciences posted two new Graduate Assistantships this week.
Eastern Regional Small Grains Genotyping Laboratory Increases Returns on Wheat Breeders’ Investment
“It’s revolutionizing wheat breeding in the public sector in the south—well, everywhere. This lab is revolutionizing public wheat breeding in the south and eastern United States.”
AgPack Strong: Ag Institute Grad Jason Barbour Diversifies
On his farm near Four Oaks, Jason Barbour grows a lot of the usual North Carolina crops – tobacco, sweet potatoes, small grains, soybeans and corn. But in recent years he’s added a crop that wouldn’t make that list: popcorn.
“City Girl” Sarah Yim Finds Her Voice in Crop and Soil Sciences
“It’s being able to spread that knowledge. Not just how we produce our food, but how we can do it in a manner that will extend for generations.”
Crop and Soil Sciences hosts Soil Science Society of NC’s Annual Meeting
“To increase and disseminate knowledge of soils of the State and their uses.”