Decision Tools Bolster Cotton Picks
Not all farms grow food. Cotton is NC’s second-largest cash crop with over a half-million acres grown each year. NC State Crop and Soil Sciences Extension offers agronomic decision tools to help growers navigate their way to success.
Moving Technology From Wish List to Workhorses
Research happens on every plane at NC State. We’re working above ground, below, and in the air to produce discoveries.
Scientists Crack the Genetic Code Determining Leaf Shape in Cotton
The discovery opens the door to producing cotton varieties ideally suited for agriculture, says Dr. Vasu Kuraparthy of NC State's Department of Crop and Soil Sciences.
Collins, Edmisten win national cotton awards
NC State University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences faculty members won two of the top awards given last week at the national Beltwide Cotton Conferences in San Antonio, Texas.
Extension helps cotton farmers stay ahead of emerging pests
Working on Bertie County land that their family has farmed for generations, cousins B.B. and John Griffin know a thing or two about growing cotton. But, they say, when it comes to staying a step ahead of pests, diseases and other production challenges, they’ve come to rely on their Cooperative Extension agents and specialists for timely solutions.