Jennifer Howard

Nov 21, 2022  |  Graduate Students

Bonding Through Bingo with GSAs

NC State's crop and soil sciences graduate student association provides small group events for students seeking friendship, networking and connection.

Nov 18, 2022  |  Gifts and Awards

Weed Science Society of NC Grows Student Endowment

To perpetuate research progress, the Weed Science Society of North Carolina (WSSNC) recently doubled its student funding to develop the next generation of weed scientists.

Nov 15, 2022  |  Graduate Students

Ph.D. Student Maggie Short: Looping Back To Tobacco

Doctoral student Maggie Short is working with NC State Tobacco Extension Specialist Matthew Vann to develop nitrogen and potassium fertility recommendations for a tobacco crop new to NC - cigar wrapper leaves. 

Nov 7, 2022  |  Research

Breeding Peanut 3.0

Building on years of NC State research, peanut breeder Jeff Dunne is using wild species genetics to breed disease-resistant varieties in a crop with an inherent fault.

Oct 21, 2022  |  Scholarships and Awards

Jose de Sanctis Wins Farmer Problem Weed Competition

Crop science Ph.D. student Jose de Sanctis wins the real-world farmer problem event at the 2022 Southern Weed Science Society meeting.

Oct 17, 2022

Schroeder-Moreno Appointed as CEFS Director

Professor Michelle Schroeder-Moreno has been appointed director of the Center for Environmental Farming Systems (CEFS) after serving as interim director following Nancy Creamer's retirement.

Sep 27, 2022  |  Scholarships and Awards

Wolfpack’s Curtis Murphy Helps USA Win World Soil Judging Competition

Crop and Soil Sciences’ recent alumnus Curtis Murphy helped Team USA win first place in the 2022 World Soil Judging Competition in Glasgow, Scotland this summer.

Sep 16, 2022  |  Scholarships and Awards

First Laughinghouse Agronomy Scholarship Awarded

North Carolina State University is delighted to announce the first award of the full-tuition Connie and Durwood Laughinghouse Agronomy Scholarship to Duplin County, North Carolina, native Colden Bradshaw.

Aug 22, 2022  |  Faculty Focus

Art Bruneau Looks Back on a Distinguished Turfgrass Career

Art Bruneau, professor emeritus of crop and soil sciences, has played an important role in the turfgrass industry for many years. Bruneau takes a looks back on a long and distinguished career.

Aug 15, 2022  |  Research

NC State University Releases Sola™, the Newest St. Augustinegrass

NC State’s Turfgrass Breeding and Genetics program released Sola™, a new cultivar with improved characteristics, at the annual Lake Wheeler Turfgrass Field Day.