Soil Science

Feb 10, 2021

Online Seminar: Willie Woltz Lecture – Dr. Serita Frey

Going Underground: Unearthing the Role of the Soil Microbiome in a Warmer, Fertilized World Dr. Serita Frey, Professor of Soil Microbial Ecology, University of New Hampshire The 2nd Willie Woltz Lecture for 2020-21   Abstract: There are an estimated nonillion […]

Feb 10, 2021

Online Seminar: Dr. Asmeret Asefaw Berhe

Inclusive Diversity in Soil Science – Seminar and Conversation 3:30 – 5:00 Dr. Asmeret Asefaw Berhe , Professor of Soil Biogeochemistry, Department of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of California, Merced.   ABSTRACT Soil Science, like other Science, Technology, Engineering, […]

Mar 9, 2021  |  Careers

What Does An Environmental Soil Scientist Do? [Career Guide]

Soil is a unifying element of our planet and every nation on it. But soil science is a career field that is often overlooked because it’s, well, always underfoot.

Feb 22, 2021  |  Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight: Ben Rose – A Passion Worthy of Pursuit

Crop and Soil Sciences students follow different routes in their academic journey, but their goal of agricultural and environmental impact is the same. We caught up with Ben Rose, a senior undergraduate soil science major to learn about his winding academic journey and future plans. If you are a student who is questioning the relevance of your educational path, grab some coffee. You’ll want to join this journey.

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.