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 […]
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, […]
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.