The Farmer’s Ambassador: Rachel Vann Provides Practical Guidance in New PSI Role
In her new role as Extension Outreach and Engagement Platform Director, Rachel Vann will leverage her Extension experience to facilitate communication between N.C. PSI research teams and NC farmers.
New Extension Podcast Puts Crop Expertise In Your Pocket
Crop Sense is Morgan’s new agricultural podcast that provides current, topical expertise on North Carolina field crops. “The information is similar to what’s covered in-depth at a winter meeting, but it comes out during the season and tackles topics that are top of mind for NC growers.”
Can Soil Carbon Fast Forward The Transition To Organic Farming?
One of the biggest barriers to organic farming is the transition period lag in soil health metrics. A group of NC State researchers is investigating if soil carbon can fast forward the soil health benefits of organic farming.
Sullivan Farm: Allies in Agricultural Gains
Jay and Jarman Sullivan tend over 800 acres of corn, wheat, and soybeans- just the two of them. They are able to manage at this scale because of an intense focus on farm efficiency and crop variety research.
Online Seminar: Joseph Burns, MS Student, Dept of Crop and Soil Sciences
Joseph Burns, MS Student, Dept of Crop and Soil Sciences Co-authors: Stephanie Kulesza (advisor), Rachel Vann, Alex Woodley Moderator: Sarah Jordan, MSS Student in Soil Science Effects of Poultry Litter and Inorganic Nitrogen Application on Soybean The poultry industry […]
Fungi Fertilize the Future
Think your town is crowded? There are more living organisms in a gram of soil than there are people on earth. It’s a part of a vast under-foot ecosystem with a big job. The soil food web provides the amazing service of recycling nature’s trash into soil treasure. And it holds promise as the source for natural sustainable plant nutrition.
Brazilian Soybean Intern Stays, Just a Little Bit Longer
A graduate student in crop and soil sciences at the Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Paraná in Brazil, Barros arrived at NC State to learn more about soybean cultivation in North Carolina and extended his stay for the friendships and new experiences.
MS Exit Seminar
“Against the Tide: Evaluating Yield and Visual Response of Southern Soybean Germplasm to Flooding in North Carolina” Casey Reagan Under the direction of Dr. Thomas Carter Thursday, August 16, 2018 9:00 AM 2405 Williams Hall
Piedmont Soybean Field Day
Wednesday, October 3, 2018 Piedmont Research Station Salisbury, NC Rachel Vann, 919-616-6775, firstname.lastname@example.org
MS Exit Seminar
“Evaluating Canopy Traits in Soybean: Heritability Within an RIL Population and Implications of Seed Size and Row-Spacing Practices in a Double-Cropping System” Thomas “Mason” Chizk Under the direction of Dr. Thomas Carter Friday, August 3, 2018 8:30 AM […]