Impact

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.

Nov 25, 2019  |  Academics

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.

Nov 18, 2019  |  Academics

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.

Nov 12, 2019  |  Grants

$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.

Nov 8, 2019  |  Research

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.

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.

Oct 11, 2019  |  News and Events

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. 

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.

Aug 16, 2019

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.