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Crop and Soil Sciences

Sep 10, 2021

Crop and Soil Science Seminar – Dr. Owen Duckworth

Dr. Owen Duckworth Professor of Soil & Environmental Biogeochemistry, Crop and Soil Sciences Heavy metal and rock: Understanding the impact of mineral structure on trace metal biogeochemistry Wed Oct 6, 2021 3:30pm – 5pm 2215 Williams Hall and Zoom 

Sep 10, 2021

Crop and Soil Science Seminar – Dr. Jeffrey Dunne

Dr. Jeffrey Dunne Assistant Professor of Peanut Breeding, Crop and Soil Sciences Implementation of Marker-Assisted Breeding Strategies in Peanut Breeding Wed Sep 29, 2021 3:30pm – 5pm 2215 Williams Hall and Zoom 

Sep 10, 2021

Crop and Soil Science Seminar – Dr. Lori Unruh-Snyder

Dr. Lori Unruh-Snyder Associate Professor of International Agriculture, Crop and Soil Sciences Establishing Methodologies for a New Seed Test for Cotton: Evaluating Performance from Seed to Emergence Wed Sep 22, 2021 3:30pm – 5pm 2215 Williams Hall and Zoom 

Sep 3, 2021

Department of Crop and Soil Sciences Seminar Series

Details TBA 

Roshni Panwala discovered the Regulatory Science in Agriculture Certificate program, which crosses her loves for ag and the humanities.

Jul 12, 2021

Finding a Happy Medium

As Roshni Panwala took her fourth regulatory science class, she learned she was just one course shy from earning the only certificate of its kind in the nation. 

A young woman in a strawberry field with a bucket of strawberries

May 20, 2020

A Change of Pace

Michelle Pace Davis is a sixth generation Johnston County farmer who has learned the importance of farm adaptability, agricultural education and customer connections. Part of her farm’s mission is to invite and educate - including students from her alma mater 

Two people work on turfgrass

Apr 28, 2020

University Scientists Grow Water Savings with Drought-Tolerant Turfgrass

A network of turfgrass researchers from six major universities, led by NC State, is reducing our lawn's irrigation needs with drought-tolerant turfgrasses that are attractive and healthy with minimal water. 

A videographer records a scientist discussing agricultural research at a field plot.

Apr 9, 2020

Small Grains Field Day Goes Virtual

The Small Grains Field Day was supposed to happen on Wednesday, March 18, at the Piedmont Research Station in Salisbury. Everything that would have been presented in-person was instead recorded and published in videos – creating the Small Grains Virtual Field Day. 

Young woman in a green house holding a plant

Mar 4, 2020

Grad Student Wants to Improve Plant Productivity, Food Access

Danielle Cooney, a graduate student in the Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, studies ways to improve soybean production by understanding how the crop interacts with fungi in the soil. 


Feb 25, 2020

Fungi Fertilize the Future

NC State Department of Crop and Soil Sciences researcher Kevin Garcia sees a future in fertilizers where plants decide which nutrients they need.vCapitalizing on the plant/fungi codependence could set up a soil-borne GrubHub-type system where plants ‘order out’ the precise nutrient mix they need.