Breeding Peanut 3.0
Building on years of NC State research, peanut breeder Jeff Dunne is using wild species genetics to breed disease-resistant varieties in a crop with an inherent fault.
When Crops Eat First: Enhanced Efficiency Fertilizers for Improved Nitrogen Management
NC State researchers investigate if enhanced efficiency fertilizers (EEFs) could benefit both farm profitability and the environment.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Join NCSU and USDA ARS Ag tech student Hackathon October 9-10, 2021 to accelerate agricultural sustainability using computer vision, machine learning and robotics.
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.
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.