Student Spotlight: Spencer Haroldson
You don't have to grow up on a farm to work in agriculture. Spencer Haroldson, a junior crop biotechnology major, is motivated to improve food security by solving biological issues.
Plant Breeding AI Gets Schooled in New Student Competition
If Hillsborough Street glowed a bit brighter recently, it might have been from the collective mental energy focused on NC State and USDA-ARS’s first Agricultural Technology Hackathon.
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.
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.