Stories From Nov 2017

Nov 28, 2017  |  Student Spotlight

Tristan Morris Continues Family Tradition of Agricultural Achievement

“Soil health is an area I’d like to see improved in this state, and to know as much as I can about the soil, and how we can improve that: with healthy soils, then we’ll have healthy crops.”

Nov 21, 2017  |  Academics

Angie Barefoot Awarded “Pride of the Wolfpack”

“These are some good students, and I do what I do for them. I work for the students.”

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 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

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