Stories From 2017
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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Meet Ramon Leon
“I truly believe weeds are major super threat to food supply. That’s what gets me going in the morning.”
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.
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.
The New Crop Science Certificate: Expanding Possibilities
The selection of programs available in the field of Crop and Soil Sciences has now increased, with the addition of the Certificate in Crop Science, introduced at the undergraduate level. This newly available certificate program offers more potential students the opportunity to pursue specialized fields and increase their prospects for long and fulfilling careers.
Gary Payne, Tyler Whaley honored as 2017 CALS Outstanding Alumni
“The alumni we recognize tonight represent the fulfillment of the promise of our land-grant mission.”