Alumni Spotlight: Archie Griffin Plans Farm of the Future
What keeps Archie Griffin up at night? More often than not, it’s a foreboding sense that he may one day lose the farm that his grandfather started building in the 1960s.
Candace Haigler Awarded for Cotton Fiber Research
NC State cotton fiber scientist Candace Haigler is the first recipient of the 2020 Women in Agriculture Biotechnology and Genetics Award from Cotton Incorporated.
Lake Wheeler Field Lab Names New Superintendent
Bridget Lassiter, a Crop Science alumna, brings a can-do attitude to her new role as the first female superintendent of NC State’s Lake Wheeler Road Field Lab.
Making Virtual Class Work
Thanks to wise planning and a hefty dose of creativity, Crop and Soil Sciences instructors are taking remote-learning students outside the classroom and even a bit further this year.
Measuring Greenhouse Gases Starts in Soil
Researchers from NC State’s Crop and Soil Sciences and the Center for Environmental Farming Systems (CEFS) are pioneering research methodology to understand and harness the power of our soil to affect climate change.
Alumni Spotlight: Jimmy Simpson, Still in the Game
NC State Alumni Jimmy Simpson oversees all the Town of Cary’s 45 athletic fields, volleyball courts, and supporting facilities with a team of 23 full-time employees. An avid high school baseball player and fan, he saw sports turf management as a long term connection to stay in the game he loves.
Thank You Day of Giving Friends
Despite a world of upheaval, the Pack came together yesterday on the NC State Day of Giving to donate over $23M to support our students.
Day of Giving Donations Fuel Student Experiences
Wolfpack membership is for life. NC State’s Day of Giving: Stronger as a Pack celebrates the impact of the Pack. This special event is September 16, 2020.
Student Spotlight: Andrew Howell
Who weeds the areas where our wildlife lives? Meet Andrew Howell, a Ph.D. student in Aquatic and Noncropland Vegetation Management. His primary focus targets innovations in vegetation management methods to benefit wildlife.
STEM Careers Start with A College Major in Soil
We have one earth. It’s currently our single place in the universe on which to build our homes, feed our communities, and sustain life. Soil is the common ground for a rich career field for anyone interested in STEM and environmental science.