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.
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.