Faculty and Staff

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.

Aug 24, 2022

Researchers Capture the Beauty of Our Weird, Wonderful World

Winners of the 2022 Envisioning Research contest, which included faculty, staff and students from CALS, help us understand, and appreciate, our world.

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.

Jul 18, 2022  |  Faculty and Staff

The Farmer’s Ambassador: Rachel Vann Provides Practical Guidance in New PSI Role 

In her new role as Extension Outreach and Engagement Platform Director, Rachel Vann will leverage her Extension experience to facilitate communication between N.C. PSI research teams and NC farmers.

May 23, 2022  |  Faculty Focus

Gathering Energy: New Faculty Reflect the Changing Needs of Agriculture

In response to the dynamic interplay of agriculture and the environment, we welcome four new faculty to expand our teaching, research, and Extension capabilities in climate-smart farming.

Feb 16, 2022  |  Honors and Awards

Kuraparthy Awarded For Cotton Improvement Research

For his exceptional contributions to cotton genetics understanding and plant improvement, Vasu Kuraparthy, received the Cotton Genetics Research Award from the National Cotton Council of America.

Dec 10, 2021  |  Honors and Awards

Heitman Named 2021 Agronomy Fellow

NC State Crop and Soil Sciences professor of soil physics and hydrology Josh Heitman has been named a 2021 American Society of Agronomy Fellow.

Nov 1, 2021  |  Honors and Awards

Richardson Named Culpepper Distinguished Professor In Aquatic Weed Science

Rob Richardson was recently named NC State’s William H. Culpepper, Jr. Distinguished Professor in Aquatic Weed Science for his outstanding contributions in aquatic weed management.

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.

Nov 9, 2020  |  Extension

Grady Miller: Helping Turfgrass Managers on the Route to Field Recovery

March’s COVID-19 shutdown caught everyone off guard. There was little time to prepare for closings and no one knew how long they would last. Many turfgrass managers and municipal employees were suddenly told to go home.