Soil Science

Nov 16, 2020  |  Grants

Grant to Study Occurrence of PFAS in Biosolids and Swine Sludge

North Carolina’s Attorney General has awarded a three-year, $242,000 grant to NC State’s Department of Crop and Soil Sciences to study the potential presence and fate of PFAS in biosolids and swine sludge.

Oct 19, 2020  |  Academics

Making Virtual Class Work

Thanks to wise planning and a hefty dose of creativity, Crop and Soil Sciences instructors are taking remote-learning students outside the classroom and even a bit further this year.

Aug 17, 2020  |  Degree Programs

STEM Careers Start with A College Major in Soil

We have one earth. It’s currently our single place in the universe on which to build our homes, feed our communities, and sustain life.  Soil is the common ground for a rich career field for anyone interested in STEM and environmental science.

Jul 20, 2020  |  Honors and Awards

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.

Jun 26, 2020  |  AgPackStrong!

Alumni Profile: Dorian Perez

Crop and Soil Sciences alumni Dorian Perez tried college, twice. But when the first pass didn’t stick, he tried another route that started him towards his field of dreams.

May 6, 2020  |  Honors and Awards

Rich McLaughlin Awarded for Environmental Excellence

Rich McLaughlin recently received the Environmental Excellence Award that is IECA’s most prestigious award. This award recognizes an outstanding stormwater and erosion and/or sediment control or stormwater management project, program, or operation that demonstrates excellence in natural resource conservation and environmental protection.

Aug 22, 2019  |  Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight: Cara Mathers Pursues Ph.D. and Peace

There are many levels of study at NC State, as an associate, undergrad, graduate, doctoral, and beyond.  Cara Mathers chose (almost) all of the above.