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Lab work keeps N.C. agriculture going

By on April 8, 2020

“It’s not ideal, but it’s necessary.” That’s how Dr. Colleen Hudak-Wise describes the changes that have been made at labs in the Agronomic Services Division in an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19. As the director of the division,

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Today’s Topic: Now is a great time for homeowners to test their soil. Peak-season fees are lifted.

By on April 23, 2019

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” It’s the time of year when a lot of people are getting out working in their yards. Our Agronomic Services Division can

Improved website makes it easier to understand soil reports

By on July 18, 2012

Now is a great time to start preparing for fall plantings on your farm or home garden. And the first step in your preparations should always be a soil test. You can get a free soil test from the department’s

Agronomic Lab will be featured on UNC-TV’s Growing a Greener World

By on March 14, 2012

A film crew from “Growing a Greener World,” a show about eco-friendly living, was on location this morning at our Agronomonic Lab to record footage of the soil testing process for an upcoming episode. During the shoot, Dr. David Hardy,

Today’s Topic: New equipment will help Agronomic Services Lab speed up processing

By on December 14, 2010

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Soil testing at the NCDA&CS Agronomic Services Division is in very high demand this fall. Weather conditions have allowed growers and crop

Photos from the Field: Soil Lab move

By on May 24, 2010

The Agronomic Soil Testing Lab has occupied three locations in its history: downtown Raleigh in the Agriculture building on West Edenton Street, in the building now currently occupied by our Pesticides Division on Blue Ridge Road in Raleigh and in