Stories From 2023

Dec 18, 2023  |  Impact

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."

Nov 27, 2023  |  Research

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.

Nov 20, 2023  |  Careers

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.

Nov 13, 2023  |  Extension

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.

Nov 6, 2023

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.

Nov 6, 2023  |  Research

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.

Nov 1, 2023  |  Undergraduate

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.

Oct 27, 2023

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.

Oct 26, 2023

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.

Oct 26, 2023

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.