Stories From May 2021
Turfgrass Research Aims to Improve NC Roadsides
NC State researchers are comparing the establishment methods and economic viability of roadside zoysiagrass for NCDOT to reduce management costs.
Amanda DeLucia: Aspiring Agriculture Educator
Have you stood in the middle of the NC State brickyard all night with a bunch of animals? This was a pinnacle moment for graduating senior Amanda DeLucia in her NC State experiences.
In-Person Graduation Returns for 2021
The class of 2021 will get to don their caps and gowns for a limited in-person ceremony at Carter-Finley Stadium on Saturday, May 15, 2021 followed by a virtual Department of Crop and Soil Sciences celebration.
Extension Educates Farmworkers on Vaccination
NC State Extension has trained some 600 farmworkers in North Carolina about vaccination, especially related to COVID-19, and new federal funding will enhance the effort.
Soil Judging Team Places 5th in 2021 National Competition
NC State students compete nationally in both athletics and academics. The NC State soil judging team placed fifth at the 2021 national collegiate competition.
Sirena Rowe, who helped NC State win an NCAA swimming relay title, recounts the highs and lows of her time in college. She graduates with a passion to help others and an eye on the Tokyo Olympics.
Going the Distance
Acclaimed cross country runner Edwin Rutto looks homeward to Kenya's Great Rift Valley as he prepares to graduate with a degree in plant and soil sciences.