Agroecology Students Build Sustainable Food Forest
The Agroecology Education Farm at NC State has an exciting new project taking root, which will offer long-term opportunities for students and the NC State community to learn about the sustainable cultivation of fruit trees.
Graduate Student Spotlight: Shannon Koss
We recently caught up with Shannon Koss, a Crop Science graduate student, to learn what brought her to NC State and where she is headed.
Agroecology Professor Receives National USDA Teaching Award
NC State’s Department of Crop and Soil Sciences congratulates Michelle Schroeder-Moreno, professor of Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems, for receiving the USDA National Excellence in College and University Teaching Award for Food and Agriculture Sciences.
Meet the Hemp Grower’s Guide – David Suchoff
Hemp is a hot, emerging market. To help growers produce a profitable hemp crop, David Suchoff joins Crop and Soil Sciences as our new Alternative Crops Extension Specialist.
A Letter to Grandmother
48 of NC State's 30,000 students were lucky enough to get a seat in Bob Patterson's crop science class this fall. They all came expecting an assignment - just not this one.
Teaching Gardens Get New Neighbors & Horsepower
Crop and Soil Sciences is home to two teaching gardens, previously separated by miles - in distance and approach. Now, the gap has narrowed to a 50-foot perennial grass buffer.
Moving Technology From Wish List to Workhorses
Research happens on every plane at NC State. We’re working above ground, below, and in the air to produce discoveries.
NC State Alumni Take the Field in World Series
The Washington Nationals' beautiful field is courtesy of John Turnour, a 2001 NC State turfgrass graduate. John will be on the largest of sports stages as the Nationals host the World Series for the first time.
Interpreting the Growing Field of On-Farm Data
NC State researchers recently completed a study illustrating the dilemma farmers face when evaluating if a high tech investment will reap reliable farm results.
A Celebration of Innovation
10,091,963 was a number of prime importance in 2018. It was the second patent number issued jointly to Drs. Ralph Dewey and Ramsey Lewis last year.