Student Spotlight: Md Mahfuz Islam
Md Mahfuz Islam waited for six months and traveled over 8,000 miles to become an NC State soil science graduate student. Now nothing can stop him.
Sustainable Ag Hackers Wanted
NC State and USDA-ARS are jointly hosting an ag tech student Hackathon October 9-10, 2021 to accelerate agricultural sustainability using computer vision, machine learning, and robotics.
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.
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.
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.
Student Spotlight: Greta Rockstad
We recently caught up with Greta Rockstad, a turfgrass crop science graduate student, to learn about her research and future plans.
Ag Awareness Week Re-Sprouts in the Brickyard
Alpha Zeta, NC State’s agricultural honors fraternity, recently hosted Ag Awareness Week in the Brickyard for the first time since 2019.
Musser Turfgrass Award Winner Takes All
Ph.D. graduate student Cameron Stephens received the prestigious 2021 Musser Foundation Award of Excellence for his commitment to turfgrass science and his research on the golf course disease take-all root rot.
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.