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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.