Could Biostimulants Save Doomed Cotton Seedlings?
Lori Unruh-Snyder discovered that cotton seed damage locations and patterns can accurately predict seedling performance. Now, they are testing ways growers could overcome these deficits.
Early Water Engineers: Soils Reveal Maya Expertise in Water Management
Soil scientist Matt Ricker spent 96 days in the jungle with meager hand tools to bring back data that refine existing knowledge of early Maya water management at the El-Peru Waka site.
Building Our Community
2022 has been a year of expansion for our department. The growing demand for agricultural and environmental solutions is catapulting us forward. We’ve added 68 new hires this year, including four new faculty in key areas of emerging need.
Gathering Energy: New Faculty Reflect the Changing Needs of Agriculture
In response to the dynamic interplay of agriculture and the environment, we welcome four new faculty to expand our teaching, research, and Extension capabilities in climate-smart farming.
Duckworth Receives Jackson Soil Chemistry and Mineralogy Award
Owen Duckworth was recently awarded the Jackson Soil Chemistry and Mineralogy award from the Soil Science Society of America. While the nature of his research is basic science it has profound implications and application for North Carolina citizens.
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.
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.
A Celebration of Innovation
10,091,963 was a number of prime importance in 2018. It was the second patent number issued jointly to Drs. Ralph Dewey and Ramsey Lewis last year.
Two new Graduate Research Assistantships posted this week.
The Department of Crop and Soil Sciences posted two new Graduate Assistantships this week.
Sustainable Ag/Soil Fertility – Candidate No. 1 – Research Seminar
Soil Management and Fertility in Sustainable and Organic Agricultural Systems