Research Station Division

Employee of the Year – Debbie Robertson

Commissioner Troxler recently recognized the department’s 2010 Employee of the Year, Debbie Robertson. The employee of the year is chosen from the 12 employees who are selected throughout the year as an Employee of the Month. Debbie, assistant director of the Research Stations Division, was chosen as the December Employee of the Month for her […]

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Photos from the Field: Piedmont Research Station

Spanning more than 1,000 acres in Rowan County, the Piedmont Research Station has improved farming practices through controlled research since 1904. The station is a living laboratory, where researchers have studied poultry (shown above), dairy, corn, cotton, soybeans, paulownia trees, hay, small grain, wheat, tomatoes and strawberries. The 18 research stations in North Carolina are a collaboration among the N.C. Department of […]

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