Gary Roberson

Charles W. Suggs Distinguished Professor & Extension Specialist

Professional Engineer

Education

Ph.D. 1988

Biological and Agricultural Engineering

NC State University

M.S. 1980

Biological and Agricultural Engineering

NC State University

B.S. 1978

Biological and Agricultural Engineering Technology

NC State University

B.S. 1978

Agricultural Education

NC State University

Research Description

Machine Systems and Precision Engineering

Honors and Awards

  • CALS Outstanding Teaching Award, 2016
  • North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture Teaching Fellow Award, 2009
  • University Teaching Award, 2005

Grants

Cotton Quality Mapping and Harvest Logistics with RFID Tracking
Cotton, Inc.(1/01/18 - 12/31/24)
Precision Agriculture Technologies for Cotton Production in North Carolina
Cotton, Inc.(1/01/12 - 12/31/24)
Improving Peanut Production and Pest Management Recommendations
National Peanut Board(1/01/22 - 12/31/23)
Expanding On-Farm Testing Through Large-Scale Research
National Peanut Board(1/01/22 - 6/30/23)
Automation in Container Nursery Weed Control
Horticultural Research Institute(3/01/20 - 12/31/21)
Reducing Tobacco Equipment Injuries
NC Tobacco Trust Fund Commission(11/01/18 - 10/31/21)
Automation in Container Nursery Weed Control
Agricultural Marketing Service - USDA(1/01/19 - 12/31/20)
Comprehensive Wetland Monitoring Network and Spatial Database for North Carolina's Coastal Plain and Piedmont Regions
US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)(10/01/14 - 9/30/20)
Aerial Imagery and Sensors for Peanut Management
NC Peanut Growers Association, Inc.(1/01/18 - 12/31/18)
Technology Enhancement for Peanut Harvest and Management
National Peanut Board(1/01/16 - 12/31/17)