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.

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 5, 2019  |  Research

Bringing Out the BESST in Geoscience Research

For the fifth consecutive year, 10 unacquainted college students piled into a van for a beach road trip.  They headed east to the North Carolina sand but not to sun on it.

Feb 23, 2018  |  Research

Eastern Regional Small Grains Genotyping Laboratory Increases Returns on Wheat Breeders’ Investment

“It’s revolutionizing wheat breeding in the public sector in the south—well, everywhere. This lab is revolutionizing public wheat breeding in the south and eastern United States.”

Oct 17, 2017  |  Research

Tom Isleib unveils high-oleic version of popular peanut cultivar

At his final field day as NC State’s peanut breeder, Tom Isleib announced the release of Bailey II, a high-oleic version of the highly popular Bailey variety released in 2008.

Sep 18, 2017

Industrial Hemp Program Coordinator Hired

Emily Febles, a national leader in industrial hemp policy, joins NC State University as the Industrial Hemp Program Coordinator.