Posts tagged nematode assay

Dr. Weimin Ye named 2012 Employee of the Year

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. For his contribution to the department, Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler recognized Ye as the 2012 […]

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Troxler recognizes outstanding department employees

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 as the January 2013 Employee of the Month. In her role, Hammond provides administrative assistance […]

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Photos from the Field: Nematode assay

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 missing from the soil, but what’s present in the soil that could cost farmers. Plant-parasitic […]

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