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.
A Letter to Grandmother
48 of NC State's 30,000 students were lucky enough to get a seat in Bob Patterson's crop science class this fall. They all came expecting an assignment - just not this one.
Teaching Gardens Get New Neighbors & Horsepower
Crop and Soil Sciences is home to two teaching gardens, previously separated by miles - in distance and approach. Now, the gap has narrowed to a 50-foot perennial grass buffer.
$10M grant to NC State, USDA-ARS to advance cover crops, transform agriculture
Chris Reberg-Horton, a professor in the Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, will co-lead a five-year, $10 million grant to improve the sustainability and profitability of agriculture by advancing the study and use of cover crops such as rye, clover and radishes.
Moving Technology From Wish List to Workhorses
Research happens on every plane at NC State. We’re working above ground, below, and in the air to produce discoveries.
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.
Enrollment Opens Soon for Spring Online Courses
Are you are professional seeking to enhance your education? Or maybe looking to explore other careers? We have online courses available this Spring that are excellent ways to achieve your goals.
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.
Envirothon Competition Centers on NC Agriculture
The 2019 North American National Conservation Foundation (NCF)-Envirothon Competition ended as a North Carolina nail-biter last week.