Stories From 2017

Nov 17, 2017  |  Alumni and Friends

Professor Emeritus Doug Gross Fulfills Dream, Parachutes For First Time at 93

93-year-old Doug Gross, professor emeritus and a World War ll veteran, parachuted for the first time on Nov. 11, 2017. His timing was perfect for Veteran's Day.

Nov 15, 2017  |  Scholarships and Awards

Crop and Soil Sciences Students Bring Home Awards from Tri-Societies Meeting

At the recent Tri-Society meetings (American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, and Soil Science Society of America) in Tampa, Florida, Crop and Soil Sciences students won top awards in poster competitions featuring hundreds of entries.

Nov 13, 2017  |  Faculty Focus

Lori Unruh Snyder Sows Seeds of Entrepreneurship and Academic Collaboration in the Americas

“Success or failure in the fields and the commodity and capital markets depend on cutting edge research by the best agricultural universities in the world. Therefore bi-lateral partnerships are critical for solving food insecurity issues and helping farmers rise out of poverty.”

Nov 10, 2017

Enrollment opens soon for online courses

It is time to start planning your schedule of online classes for the Spring Semester at NC State.

Nov 9, 2017  |  Students

Assistantship Announcement – M.S. or Ph.D. degree in Turfgrass Science

The Crop & Soil Science Department at NC State University is seeking a qualified and highly motivated individual interested in obtaining a M.S. or Ph.D. degree in Turfgrass Science

Nov 7, 2017  |  Student Spotlight

Mikayla Graham Found Her Future in Crop and Soil Sciences

“I want to help people not be hungry, I want to help small farmers and industrial farmers, everyone, to be able to produce enough food.”

Nov 1, 2017  |  Students

Come spend a day at State.

Want to learn more about the 4-year and 2-year programs in the College of Agriculture & Life Sciences? Come spend a day with us! High school juniors and seniors can register now.

Oct 31, 2017  |  Faculty Focus

Meet Ramon Leon

“I truly believe weeds are major super threat to food supply. That’s what gets me going in the morning.”

Oct 26, 2017  |  Honors and Awards

Grady Miller Named 2017 Fellow of the American Society of Agronomy

Grady Miller of the turfgrass program has just been named a Fellow of the American Society of Agronomy, the highest recognition given by the Society.

Oct 17, 2017  |  Research

Tom Isleib unveils high-oleic version of popular peanut cultivar

At his final field day as NC State’s peanut breeder, Tom Isleib announced the release of Bailey II, a high-oleic version of the highly popular Bailey variety released in 2008.