Stories From 2022

Jul 25, 2022  |  Research

When Crops Eat First: Enhanced Efficiency Fertilizers for Improved Nitrogen Management

NC State researchers investigate if enhanced efficiency fertilizers (EEFs) could benefit both farm profitability and the environment.

Jul 18, 2022  |  Faculty and Staff

The Farmer’s Ambassador: Rachel Vann Provides Practical Guidance in New PSI Role 

In her new role as Extension Outreach and Engagement Platform Director, Rachel Vann will leverage her Extension experience to facilitate communication between N.C. PSI research teams and NC farmers.

Jul 12, 2022

NC State Plant Breeding Research Fueled by Stuber Professorship

Ramsey Lewis, whose research primarily focuses on tobacco genetics and breeding, has been awarded the Dr. Charles W. Stuber Sr. and Marilyn M. Stuber Distinguished Professorship in Plant Breeding.

Jul 12, 2022

Growing Efficiency in Greenhouses

Partnership results in improved energy efficiency in campus greenhouses

Jun 28, 2022

NC State CALS Moves Up in World Rankings

NC State’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences was recently named No. 22 in the QS World University rankings, thanks in part to an intentional focus on interdisciplinary collaboration, diversity and excellence.

Jun 8, 2022  |  Extension

More Than PB and Hay: The Value of Peanuts in North Carolina

North Carolina is the fifth-largest peanut-producing state and specializes in the aesthetically fancy Virginia market type, which is mostly used in-shell or as cocktail snacking nuts after shelling.

Jun 8, 2022

Improving Cotton Genetics

Vasu Kuraparthy, a professor in the Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, is a leading expert in using genetics to increase cotton productivity.

May 23, 2022  |  Faculty Focus

Gathering Energy: New Faculty Reflect the Changing Needs of Agriculture

In response to the dynamic interplay of agriculture and the environment, we welcome four new faculty to expand our teaching, research, and Extension capabilities in climate-smart farming.

May 18, 2022

Vann Accepts New N.C. PSI Platform Director Role

The North Carolina Plant Sciences Initiative is excited to announce that Dr. Rachel Vann will serve as the new Platform Director for Extension Outreach and Engagement.

May 2, 2022  |  Student Groups

NC State Takes 2nd in National Collegiate Soils Contest

NC State's Soil Judging Team placed second overall in the 2022 Collegiate Soil Judging Competition held at The Ohio State University.