2020 Year In Review Available
We are pleased to invite you for a look back at some of Crop and Soil Sciences’ highlights of 2020. Our teams in academics, research and Extension pushed forward and through the pandemic to produce a year of overwhelming accomplishment despite frustrations and hardship.
December Graduation Arrives (Virtually)
To commemorate our graduates’ achievement, and to spite the long, strange year, on Friday we're updating our Celebration of Success website to capture and uplift this celebratory moment. (It’s when we would normally be cutting the big cake in Williams Hall.)
Online Turfgrass Field Day #1 is 6/24
NC State's annual Turfgrass Field Day is usually a huge, humid, one-day event in August. But as with everything 2020, this year it's changing - and offering unique opportunities.
Graduate Students Tackle Weeds and Webinars
NC State students are pressing on. Many are tackling tough weed science challenges and persisting despite the interruptions to daily student life.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
NC State Agroecology Education Farm Tour
Come visit the farm and see all that we have planned for 2019! If you are interested in bringing a class or group to the farm, this is a great time to see what we have to offer. Please wear weather appropriate clothes and closed toe shoes. If it is raining we will reschedule for the fall.