Forward Facing Into 2024
We are excited to share our 2023 Year in Review to show how our teaching, research and extension have and will continue to advance our mission of “Growing the Future."
Unearthing Soil Solutions for Arsenic Remediation
Arsenic naturally occurs in many North Carolina soils. Owen Duckworth’s lab collaborates with the University of North Carolina’s Superfund Research Program to understand the distribution and effects of naturally occurring arsenic in North Carolina.
I Am CALS: Danny Losito
From the Super Bowl to Beyoncé concerts, CALS alum Danny Losito has built an impressive resume. And now he’s got one of the rarest jobs in the country: one of only 30 director-level turfgrass managers for the NFL.
NC State Extension Adds New Conservation Agronomy Specialist
Austin Menker joins NC State Extension in conservation agronomy as part of a Farmers for Soil Health cover crop initative.
In Their Own Words: CALS First-Generation Students
In honor of First Generation Celebration Week, CALS recognizes the diversity within the first-generation community and explores how their experiences contribute to the university’s richness.
USDA-ARS Releases Novel Flood-Tolerant Soybean Germplasm
Ben Fall and the USDA-ARS Soybean Nitrogen Fixation Research Unit has released the first maturity group (MG) VI flood-tolerant soybean line with commercially competitive yield and elevated seed oil.
Sarah Bailey: Fresh From the Pit
Sarah Bailey is a freshman majoring in soil science, who just won first place in college soil judging -- her first time out.
Ensuring Sustainability and Food Security in Perpetuity
Michelle Schroeder-Moreno, Endowed Distinguished Chair in Sustainable Community-Based Food Systems, reflects on what’s next for the Center for Environmental Farming Systems.
Third Annual N.C. PSI Hackathon Brings in Record Numbers
The third annual N.C. PSI Hackathon brought in a record 74 student and postdoc participants to compete across three days and three tracks for prizes and bragging rights.
Robots, Researchers and Resilient Agriculture
Chris Reberg-Horton was recently named the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Foundation/W.K. Kellogg Distinguished Professor in Sustainable Community-Based Food Systems.