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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,

Dr. Weimin Ye named 2012 Employee of the Year

By on March 11, 2013

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.

Troxler recognizes outstanding department employees

By on February 26, 2013

Three employees received Employee of the Month awards during a recent presentation in Raleigh. Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler recognized the employees for their outstanding dedication to the department. Pamela Hammond, an office manager with the N.C. Forest Service, was recognized

Photos from the Field: Nematode assay

By on March 14, 2011

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