Climate Change Brings the Tide to Farmers’ Doorsteps
Climate change is causing sea level rise and increased flooding, threatening North Carolina’s most fertile agricultural land with saltwater intrusion. NC State researchers are testing soils and developing field kits to help farmers quickly adapt to changing conditions.
Earth Day Special Highlights Soil-Based Solutions
In an Earth Day broadcast special, PBS North Carolina examines natural solutions research on carbon removal and capture by two soil science faculty.
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.
Mapping Wetland Soils Guides NC Coastal Land Use
Salt and sediment usually convey a negative connotation in environmental contexts. But researchers like Dr. Matthew Ricker, NC State Crop & Soil Sciences, report that their threat or value depends on where they occur.