Faculty and Staff

Dec 9, 2019  |  Honors and 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.  

Dec 2, 2019  |  Faculty Focus

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.

Oct 21, 2019  |  Extension

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.

Sep 18, 2019  |  Honors and Awards

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. 

Sep 9, 2019  |  Faculty and Staff

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.

Jul 18, 2019  |  Faculty Focus

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.

Apr 26, 2019  |  Faculty and Staff

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.

Apr 23, 2019  |  Honors and Awards

Dr. Patterson awarded the 2019 Jackson Rigney International Service Award

Congratulations to Dr. Bob Patterson for being awarded the 2019 Jackson Rigney International Service Award

Sep 17, 2018

I Am CALS: Bob Patterson’s 50 Years On Campus (And Counting)

“He is the consummate educator, always learning and sharing his knowledge of global food and agriculture systems with students from all areas of our great university.” – Chancellor Randy Woodson

Aug 14, 2018  |  Honors and Awards

Paul Murphy receives Award for Distinguished Service to Oat Improvement

Paul Murphy receives Award for Distinguished Service to Oat Improvement 2018 at the American Oat Workers Conference