agronomy

Nov 15, 2022  |  Graduate Students

Ph.D. Student Maggie Short: Looping Back To Tobacco

Doctoral student Maggie Short is working with NC State Tobacco Extension Specialist Matthew Vann to develop nitrogen and potassium fertility recommendations for a tobacco crop new to NC - cigar wrapper leaves. 

Sep 16, 2022  |  Scholarships and Awards

First Laughinghouse Agronomy Scholarship Awarded

North Carolina State University is delighted to announce the first award of the full-tuition Connie and Durwood Laughinghouse Agronomy Scholarship to Duplin County, North Carolina, native Colden Bradshaw.

Jun 8, 2022  |  Extension

More Than PB and Hay: The Value of Peanuts in North Carolina

North Carolina is the fifth-largest peanut-producing state and specializes in the aesthetically fancy Virginia market type, which is mostly used in-shell or as cocktail snacking nuts after shelling.

Dec 10, 2021  |  Honors and Awards

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.

Sep 27, 2021  |  Careers

Mastering The Business of Golf Course Agronomics [Career Guide]

NC State alumnus John Jeffreys of Pinehurst No.2 reveals what golf course superintendents do and the path turfgrass students can follow for success.

Mar 15, 2021  |  Grower Spotlight

Sullivan Farm: Allies in Agricultural Gains

Jay and Jarman Sullivan tend over 800 acres of corn, wheat, and soybeans- just the two of them. They are able to manage at this scale because of an intense focus on farm efficiency and crop variety research.

Jan 27, 2021  |  Student Spotlight

Ag Institute Grad Now Focuses On Bachelor’s Degree

CALS student Colden Bradshaw had never considered college. Now the future Ag Institute graduate finds himself not quite finished with college and NC State as he’s moving on to pursue his bachelor’s degree.

Nov 20, 2020  |  Gifts and Awards

NC State Announces New Full-Ride Scholarship in Agronomy

NC State’s Department of Crop and Soil Sciences is thrilled to announce the creation of a new full-ride undergraduate scholarship in agronomy. The scholarship endowment was created by Connie and Durwood Laughinghouse to celebrate the future of North Carolina farming. 

Oct 28, 2020  |  AgPackStrong!

Alumni Spotlight: Archie Griffin Plans Farm of the Future

What keeps Archie Griffin up at night? More often than not, it’s a foreboding sense that he may one day lose the farm that his grandfather started building in the 1960s.

Jul 8, 2020  |  Extension

2020 Tobacco Field Day Goes Virtual

The 2020 Tobacco Field Day will be held as a series of recorded expert presentations starting 7/13 suited to both growers and industry professionals.