Alumni and Friends

Mar 25, 2022  |  Gifts and Awards

Thank You Day of Giving Friends!

Thank you to our faculty and friends for contributing over $8,700 to our department on Day of Giving!

Oct 12, 2021  |  Gifts and Awards

2021 Graduate Fellowships Fuel Crop and Soil Research

NC State's Department of Crop and Soil Sciences is proud to provide financial assistance to many of our2021 graduate students.

Oct 4, 2021  |  Gifts and Awards

Crop and Soil Sciences Alumni Honored at 2021 CALS Awards Ceremony

Drs. Harold Coble and Colby Moorberg were recently honored at the 2021 annual CALS Alumni Awards banquet.

Sep 27, 2021  |  Careers

Mastering The Business of Golf Course Agronomics [Career Guide]

NC State alumnus John Jeffreys of Pinehurst No.2 reveals what golf course superintendents do and the path turfgrass students can follow for success.

Mar 9, 2021  |  Careers

What Does An Environmental Soil Scientist Do? [Career Guide]

Soil is a unifying element of our planet and every nation on it. But soil science is a career field that is often overlooked because it’s, well, always underfoot.

Nov 20, 2020  |  Gifts and Awards

NC State Announces New Full-Ride Scholarship in Agronomy

NC State’s Department of Crop and Soil Sciences is thrilled to announce the creation of a new full-ride undergraduate scholarship in agronomy. The scholarship endowment was created by Connie and Durwood Laughinghouse to celebrate the future of North Carolina farming. 

Nov 17, 2020  |  Gifts and Awards

$8.1M+ in Private Gifts Invigorate Greenhouse Gas Research in Agriculture

NC State’s Department of Crop and Soil Sciences is delighted to announce a series of planned and current gifts totaling over $8M to enhance the study of greenhouse gas (GHG) mitigation through agriculture.

Oct 28, 2020  |  AgPackStrong!

Alumni Spotlight: Archie Griffin Plans Farm of the Future

What keeps Archie Griffin up at night? More often than not, it’s a foreboding sense that he may one day lose the farm that his grandfather started building in the 1960s.

Oct 21, 2020  |  AgPackStrong!

Lake Wheeler Field Lab Names New Superintendent

Bridget Lassiter, a Crop Science alumna, brings a can-do attitude to her new role as the first female superintendent of NC State’s Lake Wheeler Road Field Lab.

Sep 28, 2020  |  AgPackStrong!

Alumni Spotlight: Jimmy Simpson, Still in the Game

NC State Alumni Jimmy Simpson oversees all the Town of Cary’s 45 athletic fields, volleyball courts, and supporting facilities with a team of 23 full-time employees. An avid high school baseball player and fan, he saw sports turf management as a long term connection to stay in the game he loves.