Department of Crop and Soil Sciences

Oct 22, 2019

Brazilian Soybean Intern Stays, Just a Little Bit Longer

A graduate student in crop and sciences at the Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Paraná in Brazil, Barros arrived at NC State to learn more about soybean cultivation in North Carolina and extended his stay for the friendships and new experiences.

Aug 5, 2019

Routing Drought

USDA-ARS plant breeder and geneticist at NC State helps soybean farmers overcome drought as they push for higher yields.

Jul 22, 2019

Soybean Resilience From the Lab and Greenhouse to Farmers’ Fields

New soybean research with roots in the North Carolina Plant Sciences Initiative aims to protect the crop from climate change.

Jul 17, 2019

From Mozambique to Williams Hall: An A-maizing Partnership

Program connects NC State agricultural science mentors to emerging scholars, such as Hamilton Chiango, in developing and middle-income countries throughout the world.

Apr 29, 2019

Patterson and Ristaino Receive Awards for International Impact

Congratulation to CALS faculty members Bob Patterson and Jean Ristaino, who were honored recently at NC State’s annual Global Engagement Exposition.

Feb 12, 2019

Fueling the Future: Elephant Grass as Potential Biofuel Material (And More)

A common perennial grass may hold uncommon promise for research, agriculture and industry – and it may even fuel the future. A team of NC State scientists are exploring the potential of miscanthus.

Oct 30, 2018

Student Spotlight: Aspiring Plant Doctor Josh Henry

A love of plants led Josh Henry to NC State, where he’s earning a Ph.D. in horticultural science and crop science.

Oct 10, 2018

Technology Helps Transform NC State Agricultural Tests

NC State is making fast technological strides when it comes to gathering and reporting data from North Carolina’s Official Variety Program. 

Sep 25, 2018

Faculty Focus: The Peanut Scientist

Award-winning CALS plant scientist Tom Stalker is known as one of the world's leading peanut scientists. The breeding lines he's developed are used around the world and right here in North Carolina.

Aug 20, 2018

CALS’ Newest Major: Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems

The start of a new academic year brings a new multidisciplinary major, the bachelor of science in agroecology and sustainable food systems, to CALS.