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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,

News Roundup: Jan. 19-25

By on January 25, 2013

Each week we round up the latest N.C. agricultural headlines from news outlets across the state and country, as well as excerpts from the stories. Click on the links to go straight to the full story. “Ag Forum Scheduled During

News Roundup: Feb. 12-18

By on February 18, 2011

Each week we round up the latest N.C. agricultural headlines from news outlets across the state and country, as well as excerpts from the stories. Click on the links to go straight to the full story. “In a time of

See what happens to a soil sample when it comes to the Agronomic lab

By on July 26, 2010

Testing your soil is one of the best things you can do for your plants and vegetables. A soil test provides lots of information — what kind of nutrients you need to add to your soil, how much you need to

NCDA&CS putting agronomic reports online to save postage, paper

By on October 29, 2009

Starting Nov. 1, the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services will no longer routinely mail out paper copies of agronomic reports. This policy will apply to reports for soil tests and nematode assays, as well as plant tissue, waste,

Agronomic friendly Earth Day tips

By on April 22, 2009

The world celebrates Earth Day today, and in the spirit of respecting and protecting our natural resources, it’s a good time to offer up some tips we can all use to lessen our impact on the Earth. Our Agronomic Division