Crop Science is a diverse discipline that encompasses research, extension and teaching related to the genetic improvement, production and utilization of agronomic and turfgrass crops. From genetically altering crop plants to withstand drought, to management of biofuel crops, our scientists are working to feed, fuel, and clothe our world's growing population. more....Did you know?
According to a recent study from N.C. State University, agriculture and agribusiness accounted for almost one-fifth of the state’s income and employees in 2011.
More than 17 percent, 77 billion dollars, of North Carolina’s state gross product was contributed by the food, fiber and the forest industry.
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