Faculty and Staff
A Nontraditional Path to Academic Success
Crop and Soil Sciences’ Jonathan Moore completes his bachelor’s degree in extension education and sets his sights on a master’s.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.