Stories From Feb 2021
Student Spotlight: Ben Rose – A Passion Worthy of Pursuit
Crop and Soil Sciences students follow different routes in their academic journey, but their goal of agricultural and environmental impact is the same. We caught up with Ben Rose, a senior undergraduate soil science major to learn about his winding academic journey and future plans. If you are a student who is questioning the relevance of your educational path, grab some coffee. You’ll want to join this journey.
NC Youth Institute Open for High School Applicants
2021 North Carolina Youth Institute enrollment is open for high schoolers interested in global challenges of food insecurity, potable water, poverty, human rights, and engineering.
PSI Profile: Chris Reberg-Horton, Platform Director for Resilient Agricultural Systems
The North Carolina Plant Sciences Initiative’s platform director for resilient agricultural systems shares thoughts on the position, the initiative, agriculture and NC State.
Alternative Weed Control – We’ll Have An App For That
Cover crop use is wavering among farmers. NC State Crop and Soil Sciences researcher Ramon Leon’s 3D Weed Vision System aims to equip farmers with DIY imaging technology.
CEFS’ Creamer Retires After 25 Years of Service
For more than two decades, Nancy Creamer has been dedicated to sustainable agriculture and equitable food systems in North Carolina. She recently retired from the Center for Environmental Farming Systems.