Jennifer Howard

Apr 24, 2024  |  Academics

Licensed to Drill: Educating the Professional Soil Scientist 

For anyone interested in becoming a licensed soil scientist, NC State's soil science certificate provides the complete academic coursework.

Apr 19, 2024  |  Student Groups

HortPack competes in the “Landscape Olympics”

Over spring break the HortPack, went to Provo, Utah to participate in the National Collegiate Landscape Competition (NCLC) and take part in a three-day contest of various events that range from construction cost estimating, irrigation troubleshooting, backhoe operation, and plant identification.

Apr 8, 2024  |  Student Spotlight

Jaleel Hewitt: Growing Caribbean Dreams

Jaleel Hewitt is a senior majoring in agroecology with big plans for sustainable agriculture in the Caribbean starting with his family farm in Jamaica.

Apr 1, 2024  |  Gifts and Awards

Thank You AgPack!

Thanks to our amazing Wolfpack, the Department of Crop and Soil Sciences received over $4,700 in the 2024 Day of Giving. Thank you!

Mar 18, 2024  |  Graduate Students

Soil Science Ph.D. Student Janson Wins 2023 Women In Science Prize

Soil may be the most undervalued natural resource on Earth. But NC State soil science graduate student Julia Janson has elevated its visibility by winning one of The Story Exchange’s 2023 Women in Science Incentive Prizes for her research on saltwater-affected soils. 

Feb 23, 2024  |  Extension

Funding Future Leaders in Agriculture

North Carolina 4-H and North Carolina FFA each received a $45,000 gift from AG Carolina Farm Credit's Pull For Youth fundraiser to further their mission of developing future leaders.

Feb 19, 2024  |  Extension

Organic Accelerator: New Study Investigates Grazing Living Mulches for Soil Health

Organic demand is hot, but organic farms are declining in North Carolina. Ekrem Ozlu and four partner institutions embark on a four-year USDA NIFA project to evaluate cover crop mixes and animals grazing living mulches to jumpstart soil health in organic systems.

Jan 24, 2024  |  News and Events

7th Biennial Plant Breeding Symposium: “Breeding for Balance: Plant and Human Wellbeing”

The Graduate Student Plant Breeding Club invites you to their upcoming Plant Breeding Symposium on Thursday Februrary 1, 2024 in the Talley Student Union.

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.