Stories From Nov 2017
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.”
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.”
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.
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.
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.”
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
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.”
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