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Apr 5, 2021

Faculty Focus: Joe Sagues

A new CALS faculty member sets out to curb climate change and mentor young scientists to do the same. 

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Mar 12, 2021

Farm-Level Study Shows Rising Temperatures Hurt Rice Yields

Long-term study in the Philippines tracks the effects of warming temperatures on yields of a staple crop – rice. 

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Feb 5, 2021

Five Questions with Harrison Fell

A leader in the field of energy economics, NC State's Harrison Fell focuses on research with important implications for climate change. 

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Nov 17, 2020

$8.1M+ in Private Gifts Invigorate Greenhouse Gas Research

NC State’s Department of Crop and Soil Sciences is delighted to announce a series of planned and current gifts totaling over $8M to enhance the study of greenhouse gas (GHG) mitigation through agriculture. 

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Nov 11, 2020

How Animal Manure Could Help Reduce Agriculture’s Carbon Footprint

A new system developed by NC State researchers aims to decarbonize the agriculture industry. 

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Oct 7, 2020

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. 

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Aug 26, 2020

Climate Change, Crop Yields and Risk Management for Farmers

Helping farmers adjust to how climate change is affecting crop yield. 

Dec 2, 2019

PhD Defense Seminar Announcement – Elsita Kiekebusch

Join us in Poe Hall on December 3rd to celebrate Elsita Kiekebusch’s PhD research on butterfly populations. 

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Feb 9, 2017

Eye on the (Butterfly) Future

Ph.D. student Elsita Kiekebusch is studying how climate change affects a butterfly population, in hopes of aiding conservation. 

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Jan 6, 2017

Upper Piedmont Research Station Helps Breed Better Bovines, Cut Carbon Footprint

NC State University's Upper Piedmont Research Station has two main data quests: genetically identifying cows that eat less and gain more weight, and a new project seeking to identify cows impervious to a physiologically damaging Fescue endophyte.