William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor
of Crop Science and Extension Specialist
4207 Williams Hall
Campus Box 7620
Raleigh, North Carolina 27695-7620
Office: 4207 Williams Hall
David directs statewide educational programs related to peanut production, integrated pest management, and weed management and coordinates projects and activities with the North Carolina Peanut Growers Association. He also conducts applied research in a range of subject matter areas related to peanut-based cropping systems. David also contributes to research efforts in the Department of Crop and Soil Sciences associated with weed management in agronomic crops.
David is the instructor of Peanut Production (CS 163); co-instructs Oilseed Crop Production (CS 216) with Drs. Jim Dunphy and Keith Edmisten and Soil-Crop Management Systems (SSC/CS 462) with Dr. John Havlin; and instructs Integrated Pest Management (CS 415). David is a guest lecturer in several pest management and agronomy courses as well as Dr. Bob Patterson’s World Population and Food Prospects (STS 323). David co-instructs the graduate level course Cotton, Peanut, and Tobacco Production Systems (CS 590B/795B) with Drs. Edmisten and Fisher. David advises graduate students in the Department of Crop Science and serves on graduate committees in Departments of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, Crop Science, Entomology, Horticulture, and Plant Pathology.
David is involved in several USAID-funded projects in Africa including the capacity building project Excellence in Higher Education for Liberian Development – EHELD (2011-2015) and the USAID Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Collaborative Research on Peanut and Mycotoxin projects Using Applied Research and Technology Transfer to Minimize Aflatoxin Contamination and Increase Production, Quality and Marketing of Peanut in Ghana (NCSU-208, 2013-2017) and Aflatoxin Management Interventions, Education, and Analysis at Various Steps within the Value Chain (NCSU-202, 2013-2017).
David has been involved in various leadership and service capacities with the American Peanut Research and Education Society, American Society of Agronomy, Conservation Tillage Systems Conference, Crop Protection Association of North Carolina, International Weed Science Society, North Carolina Pesticide Minor Use and Registration Committee, North Carolina Pesticide Advisory Committee, Rice Technical Working Group, Southern Weed Science Society, Virginia-Carolina Peanut Advisory Committee, Weed Science Society of America, and Weed Science Society of North Carolina.
American Peanut Council
American Peanut Research and Education Society
American Society of Agronomy
CALS Global Initiatives
International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics
National Peanut Board
North Carolina Peanut Growers Association
Peanut Grower Magazine
Peanut Information Guide
Southern Conservation Agricultural Systems Conference
Southern Region IPM Center
Southern Weed Science Society
USAID Feed the Future PMIL
Weed Science Society of America
Weed Science Society of North Carolina
Catalog of the College of Agriculture and Sustainable Development
Course Description, Learning Outcomes, General Questions, and Module Outline
EHELD Work Study Tour NCSU 2014
Feed the Future Peanut and Mycotoxin Innovation Lab
2014 CRI IPM Manual, Kumasi, Ghana