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Department of Crop and Soil Science

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Dec 31, 2021

Josh Heitman Named Agronomy Fellow

Professor of soil physics and hydrology Josh Heitman has been named a 2021 American Society of Agronomy Fellow. The award recognizes outstanding contributions to agronomic science through education, service and research. 

A corn field in North Carolina

May 7, 2020

Faculty Focus: Holland Wins International Maize Genetics Award

Jim Holland, a U.S. Department of Agriculture-Agricultural Research Service plant breeder and geneticist based in NC State‚Äôs Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, received an international maize genetics award for his decades of research on corn diversity and breeding in disease resistance. 

Apr 6, 2020

Shroeder-Moreno Wins Faculty Sustainability Award

Agroecology professor Michelle Shroeder-Moreno was named one of the 2020 NC State Sustainability Award winners. 

Paula Woodall in front of the State Club at NC State University

Jan 13, 2017

AgPack Strong: A Force of Nature

Armed with two NC State degrees and an unflinching desire to help others, Paula Woodall makes a real difference in the lives of youth and farmers alike. 

Tommy Carter, smiling, in a campus greenhouse.

Sep 19, 2016

Carter Leads Collaboration for High-Yielding, Drought-Resistant Soybeans

Only a day of rain could bring Dr. Tommy Carter in from the research fields to his greenhouse on NC State University's campus. This persevering dedication is largely responsible for his success in the research partnership that has resulted in the first drought-resistant soybean cultivar. 

Well in a field

Sep 16, 2016

Study Reveals Soil Influence on Well Water Manganese Levels

NC State University researchers have figured out why pockets of the southeastern Piedmont region contain high concentrations of manganese in well water, particularly in more shallow wells. The findings highlight the importance of testing well water to ensure its safety.