Crop And Soil Sciences

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.”

Feb 9, 2018  |  AgPackStrong!

AgPack Strong: Ag Institute Grad Jason Barbour Diversifies

On his farm near Four Oaks, Jason Barbour grows a lot of the usual North Carolina crops – tobacco, sweet potatoes, small grains, soybeans and corn. But in recent years he’s added a crop that wouldn’t make that list: popcorn.

Feb 6, 2018  |  Student Spotlight

“City Girl” Sarah Yim Finds Her Voice in Crop and Soil Sciences

“It’s being able to spread that knowledge. Not just how we produce our food, but how we can do it in a manner that will extend for generations.”

Feb 2, 2018  |  Other News

Crop and Soil Sciences hosts Soil Science Society of NC’s Annual Meeting

“To increase and disseminate knowledge of soils of the State and their uses.”

Jan 16, 2018  |  Faculty Focus

Meet Jeff Dunne

“NC State…it just lends itself to opportunities.”

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