Stories From Aug 2021
Winter Wheat Scouting Takes Flight
NC State researchers successfully drone-identify early-stage Italian ryegrass in winter wheat allowing for wholistic weed management options.
Climate Change and Agriculture
Greatly affected greatly by storms, droughts, floods, heat and cold, agriculture is vulnerable to climate change. In this episode of Farms, Food and You, experts discuss climate change’s effects on ag, ag’s effects on climate change, and how the industry can help address it.
Student Spotlight: Md Mahfuz Islam
Md Mahfuz Islam waited for six months and traveled over 8,000 miles to become an NC State soil science graduate student. Now nothing can stop him.
Sustainable Ag Hackers Wanted
NC State and USDA-ARS are jointly hosting an ag tech student Hackathon October 9-10, 2021 to accelerate agricultural sustainability using computer vision, machine learning, and robotics.