The department’s nematode lab processes about 36,000 samples each year, making it the busiest lab of its kind in the nation. As section chief for the nematode lab, Dr. Weimin Ye is there to make sure the lab runs smoothly.
Many farmers turn to the NCDA&CS Agronomic Services Division to find out what nutrients are absent from their soil. They use this information to know how to enrich the soil for greater crop yields. Often times, though, it’s not what’s