Students

Nov 1, 2023  |  Undergraduate

Sarah Bailey: Fresh From the Pit

Sarah Bailey is a freshman majoring in soil science, who just won first place in college soil judging -- her first time out.

Sep 18, 2023  |  Student Spotlight

Evelyn McAdam: Weaving the Fabric of Sustainable Agriculture

Evelyn McAdam, a junior Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems major, conducted a research fellowship in Amanda Cardoso’s crop physiology lab, researching flood response in fiber hemp. 

Sep 11, 2023  |  Graduate Students

Ty Seely: Speedy Peanut Breeding

Master's student Ty Seely was recently awarded for his work under Jeff Dunne on speedy peanut breeding. Read how shortening generation time is accelerating variety improvement.

Sep 6, 2023  |  Student Spotlight

Caden Noonkester: Agriculture Inside the 20

Caden Noonkester is an agronomy and agricultural business double major and NC State football starting punter who's starting to feel equally at home on football and cotton fields.

Apr 24, 2023  |  Student Groups

HortPack Competes at the 2023 National Landscape Competition

For the first time in four years, the HortPack student competition team traveled to participate in the 2023 National Collegiate Landscape Competition.

Nov 21, 2022  |  Graduate Students

Bonding Through Bingo with GSAs

NC State's crop and soil sciences graduate student association provides small group events for students seeking friendship, networking and connection.

Nov 18, 2022  |  Gifts and Awards

Weed Science Society of NC Grows Student Endowment

To perpetuate research progress, the Weed Science Society of North Carolina (WSSNC) recently doubled its student funding to develop the next generation of weed scientists.

Nov 15, 2022  |  Graduate Students

Ph.D. Student Maggie Short: Looping Back To Tobacco

Doctoral student Maggie Short is working with NC State Tobacco Extension Specialist Matthew Vann to develop nitrogen and potassium fertility recommendations for a tobacco crop new to NC - cigar wrapper leaves. 

Oct 21, 2022  |  Scholarships and Awards

Jose de Sanctis Wins Farmer Problem Weed Competition

Crop science Ph.D. student Jose de Sanctis wins the real-world farmer problem event at the 2022 Southern Weed Science Society meeting.

Oct 5, 2022

Connecting Field and Lab with an Eye Toward Extension

Duncan McSorley has spent the past year and a half interning in extension and the N.C. Plant Sciences Initiative on his way to some day becoming an extension specialist.