Crop And Soil Sciences

Nov 7, 2017  |  Student Spotlight

Mikayla Graham Found Her Future in Crop and Soil Sciences

“I want to help people not be hungry, I want to help small farmers and industrial farmers, everyone, to be able to produce enough food.”

Nov 2, 2017

Design 400: Unconventional Systems and Uncommon Lots

Small lots and difficult soil conditions force us to think outside the trench. Sand-lined trench and bed technologies offer creative options for some challenging sites. This class will explore these and other options for unconventional sites.

Nov 1, 2017

Install 300: Pressure Manifolds – Design to Installation

Pressure manifolds have been an essential tool for wastewater professionals in North Carolina for decades. They have been employed to evenly divide effluent between trenches and to maximize the use of oddly shaped areas of soil. Many NC counties prohibit […]

Oct 31, 2017  |  Faculty Focus

Meet Ramon Leon

“I truly believe weeds are major super threat to food supply. That’s what gets me going in the morning.”

Oct 30, 2017

Seminar – “Communicating Scientific Reality to the General Public”

Seeds of Change Lecture – “Communicating Scientific Reality to the General Public” Greg Fishel, WRAL Chief Meteorologist   3:15 Monday, October 30 2215 Williams

Oct 24, 2017

O&M 110: LPP Operation, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting

Low Pressure Pipe (LPP) systems were widely used across North Carolina especially from the mid 1980’s to the late 1990’s. Keeping these aging LPP systems functioning through routine maintenance, troubleshooting, and system repair is an issue that operators, installers, and […]

Oct 10, 2017  |  Impact

Crop and Soil Sciences Leads the way in Interface of Nutrient Management and Water Quality

The Department of Crop and Soil Sciences understands the relationship between water quality, nutrient management, and conservation planning while providing solutions to farmers as well as state and federal agencies.

Oct 6, 2017  |  News and Events

Drs. Heitman, Duckworth introduce Soil Sciences to Research Experience Undergraduates

Many undergraduate students are not aware of soil science coursework or how it relates to majors like chemistry, engineering, or biology. Dr. Joshua Heitman and Dr. Owen Duckworth decided to change this by providing these students an opportunity to do research in soil science.

Oct 4, 2017

Seminar – Dr. Deanna Osmond, Crop&Soil Sci. Dept., NCSU

Oct. 4: Dr. Deanna Osmond, Crop&Soil Sci. Dept., NCSU. Regional and National Research Efforts on Phosphorus Loss Assessment Tools: Recent Results. Soil Science Graduate Seminar for Fall 2017 Seminars are held on Wednesdays in the Williams Hall Auditorium (2215 WMS) […]

Sep 26, 2017  |  Student Spotlight

Crop and Soil Sciences Senior Grows Big Plans

What do a teen carnivorous plant grower who cultivated thousands of the rare species on his family’s farm in Colombia, a Durham Tech student transfer in NC State’s Crop and Soils Sciences Department, and a Chancellor’s Scholarship recipient who created drone videos in Costa Rica all in have in common? They are all Jacobo Rozo Posso, a multi-talented senior who’s growing big plans.