Research emphases in Crop and Soil Sciences include 4-H and Youth development; Air Quality, Water Quality and Buffers; Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture; Commodity Production and Management; Forage and Grassland Management; Geographic Information Sciences;Integrated Pest Management;  Molecular Environmental Soil Science; Nutrient Management, Plant Breeding, Genetics and Molecular Biology; Plant Physiology and Biochemistry; Precision Agriculture; Septic Systems and Soil Properties; Soil Ecology, Soil Physical Properties, Hydrology, and Erosion;  Turfgrass Science; Waste Management; Weed Science; and Wetland Soils.

Research programs are augmented by well-equipped labs, greenhouses, access to the NCSU Phytotron for controlled environmental work, and an excellent field station system with a variety of environments and soils ranging from the mountains, to the Piedmont, and to the coastal plains and blacklands of Eastern NC.

More information about research programs can be found here