Could Biostimulants Save Doomed Cotton Seedlings?
Lori Unruh-Snyder discovered that cotton seed damage locations and patterns can accurately predict seedling performance. Now, they are testing ways growers could overcome these deficits.
Evelyn McAdam: Weaving the Fabric of Sustainable Agriculture
Evelyn McAdam, a junior Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems major, conducted a research fellowship in Amanda Cardoso’s crop physiology lab, researching flood response in fiber hemp.
USDA-ARS Breaks Ground on New Plant Improvement Facility on NC State University Campus
USDA-ARS breaks ground on a state-of-the-art plant improvement facility housing 30-40 experts from ARS and NC State who will conduct research on maize, soybean, wheat, cotton and peanuts.
Septic Systems: The Underground Cost of North Carolina’s Growth
North Carolina’s population boom is causing more builders and homeowners to encounter the high cost of an improvement they’ll hopefully never see -- the septic system.
Ty Seely: Speedy Peanut Breeding
Master's student Ty Seely was recently awarded for his work under Jeff Dunne on speedy peanut breeding. Read how shortening generation time is accelerating variety improvement.
Caden Noonkester: Agriculture Inside the 20
Caden Noonkester is an agronomy and agricultural business double major and NC State football starting punter who's starting to feel equally at home on football and cotton fields.
Growing Turfgrass Graduates: Tools to Boost Green Industry Recruiting
Building a turfgrass team can be a major industry challenge. Here's what we're doing to grow turfgrass graduates as well as new recruiting tools to help alumni and industry partners join the effort.
Turfgrass Field Lab Receives Generous Gift
NC State's Department of Crop and Soil Sciences is honored to announce a generous estate gift from the late Stephen B. Womble to our Lake Wheeler Turfgrass Field Laboratory.
New Online Tool Maps ‘Beans Gone Wild’
NC State Extension released an online tracking tool called Beans Gone Wild to capture and share in-season soybean problems and recommendations across the state.
Gatiboni Returns USAID via Uzbekistan
In March, Soil Fertility Specialist Luke Gatiboni spent two weeks volunteering with USAID to train Uzbek farmers in an effort to return a lifelong favor.