Jennifer Howard

Jul 27, 2021  |  Honors and Awards

Yelverton Named 2021 Crop Science Fellow

NC State Crop and Soil Sciences Extension Specialist and professor of turfgrass weed science Fred Yelverton was named as a 2021 Crop Science Society of America Fellow. He joins 15 department faculty who have previously received the honor.

Jul 12, 2021  |  Impact

Seeding Success with NC Crop Improvement

In 1929 the North Carolina legislature responded to frustrated farmers by creating the NC Crop Improvement Association to address truth in agricultural seed labeling.

Jun 21, 2021  |  Extension

New Extension Podcast Puts Crop Expertise In Your Pocket

Crop Sense is Morgan’s new agricultural podcast that provides current, topical expertise on North Carolina field crops. “The information is similar to what’s covered in-depth at a winter meeting, but it comes out during the season and tackles topics that are top of mind for NC growers.”

May 24, 2021  |  Research

Turfgrass Research Aims to Improve NC Roadsides

NC State researchers are comparing the establishment methods and economic viability of roadside zoysiagrass for NCDOT to reduce management costs. 

May 20, 2021  |  Undergraduate

Amanda DeLucia: Aspiring Agriculture Educator

Have you stood in the middle of the NC State brickyard all night with a bunch of animals? This was a pinnacle moment for graduating senior Amanda DeLucia in her NC State experiences.

May 17, 2021  |  Students

In-Person Graduation Returns for 2021

The class of 2021 will get to don their caps and gowns for a limited in-person ceremony at Carter-Finley Stadium on Saturday, May 15, 2021 followed by a virtual Department of Crop and Soil Sciences celebration.

May 13, 2021  |  Student Groups

Soil Judging Team Places 5th in 2021 National Competition

NC State students compete nationally in both athletics and academics. The NC State soil judging team placed fifth at the 2021 national collegiate competition.

Apr 27, 2021  |  Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight: Greta Rockstad

We recently caught up with Greta Rockstad, a turfgrass crop science graduate student, to learn about her research and future plans.

Apr 20, 2021  |  Extension

Sesame Research is on a Roll in NC

A tasty little seed holds great promise for North Carolina grain growers if it holds up to the hype.

Apr 13, 2021  |  Student Groups

Ag Awareness Week Re-Sprouts in the Brickyard

Alpha Zeta, NC State’s agricultural honors fraternity, recently hosted Ag Awareness Week in the Brickyard for the first time since 2019.