Preserving Plant Progress
Wayne Holder and his team have wisely and effectively followed safety best practices to ensure the health and safety of the team and the plants. We are thankful for Wayne and the entire Method Road staff for their often behind-the-scenes work to make our breeding programs possible.
Rich McLaughlin Awarded for Environmental Excellence
Rich McLaughlin recently received the Environmental Excellence Award that is IECA’s most prestigious award. This award recognizes an outstanding stormwater and erosion and/or sediment control or stormwater management project, program, or operation that demonstrates excellence in natural resource conservation and environmental protection.
Meet the 2020 NC State Sustainability Award Winners
The NC State Sustainability Council has announced the winners of the 2020 NC State Sustainability Awards.
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.
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.
Crop & Soil Sciences Faculty Honored at 2019 CALS Alumni Awards
NC State’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) honored three Department of Crop & Soil Sciences' faculty to recognize their exceptional achievements and dedicated work and service for NC State University and the benefit of North Carolina citizens.
Mapping Wetland Soils Guides NC Coastal Land Use
Salt and sediment usually convey a negative connotation in environmental contexts. But researchers like Dr. Matthew Ricker, NC State Crop & Soil Sciences, report that their threat or value depends on where they occur.
Luke Gatiboni Returns to Crop & Soil Sciences’ Fertile Grounds
The Department of Crop and Soil Sciences welcomes Luke Gatiboni as an Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist in soil fertility and nutrient management. He comes to us after 15 years at Santa Catarina State University in Brazil researching and teaching on soil fertility.
Congratulations to Dr Castillo
Congratulations to Dr. Miguel Castillo for receiving tenure and being promoted to associate professor. Dr. Castillo is the forage extension specialist.