sustainability

Feb 16, 2022  |  Honors and Awards

Kuraparthy Awarded For Cotton Improvement Research

For his exceptional contributions to cotton genetics understanding and plant improvement, Vasu Kuraparthy, received the Cotton Genetics Research Award from the National Cotton Council of America.

Feb 9, 2022  |  Research

Could NC Export Poop For Profit?

NC has more phosphorus from animal manure than our farms can use. NC State is partnering to evaluate a low-cost swine sludge dryer to reduce hog lagoon sludge and create farm revenue from exported fertilizer.

Aug 2, 2021

NCSU-USDA Hackathon

Join NCSU and USDA ARS Ag tech student Hackathon October 9-10, 2021 to accelerate agricultural sustainability using computer vision, machine learning and robotics.

Sep 20, 2021  |  Research

Balancing Bioenergy Goals

Researchers at NC State are evaluating biomass crops and land-use strategies to help North Carolina growers assess and capitalize on bioenergy trends in an environmentally responsible way.

Aug 5, 2021  |  Research

Sustainable Ag Hackers Wanted

 NC State and USDA-ARS are jointly hosting an ag tech student Hackathon October 9-10, 2021 to accelerate agricultural sustainability using computer vision, machine learning, and robotics.

Jul 9, 2021

Elevated Warming, Ozone Have Detrimental Effects on Plant Roots, Promote Soil Carbon Loss

Soybean plant roots weaken when placed under climate change stresses, a new study shows.

Oct 5, 2020  |  Research

Measuring Greenhouse Gases Starts in Soil

Researchers from NC State’s Crop and Soil Sciences and the Center for Environmental Farming Systems (CEFS) are pioneering research methodology to understand and harness the power of our soil to affect climate change.