Crop Science

Nov 29, 2021  |  Student Spotlight

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. 

Nov 22, 2021  |  Academics

The Hunger Banquet

With Thanksgiving close at hand, professor Bob Patterson holds a hunger banquet to teach the contrast of global food insecurity to his freshman exploratory studies class.

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.

Jan 27, 2021  |  Student Spotlight

Ag Institute Grad Now Focuses On Bachelor’s Degree

CALS student Colden Bradshaw had never considered college. Now the future Ag Institute graduate finds himself not quite finished with college and NC State as he’s moving on to pursue his bachelor’s degree.

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.

Oct 19, 2020  |  Academics

Making Virtual Class Work

Thanks to wise planning and a hefty dose of creativity, Crop and Soil Sciences instructors are taking remote-learning students outside the classroom and even a bit further this year.

Oct 12, 2020  |  Student Spotlight

From Sunrise to Startups, Grad Students Plan Futures

CALS graduate students keep an eye on farming’s horizon. In labs and fields, they’re working to solve today’s problems and preparing to take on tomorrow’s challenges.

Sep 3, 2020  |  Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight: Andrew Howell

Who weeds the areas where our wildlife lives? Meet Andrew Howell, a Ph.D. student in Aquatic and Noncropland Vegetation Management. His primary focus targets innovations in vegetation management methods to benefit wildlife.

Jun 1, 2020  |  Students

SATELLITE Camp: Experimenting with College

NC State students don’t just learn from instructors, some of them become one. SATELLITE Camp is a STEM high school outreach program led by NC State Caldwell Fellows and other undergraduate students. Thanks to quick teamwork, the event was held virtually this year.