Love Grows on NC Farms
Lindsey Tyson grew up on a tractor in Spring Hope, NC. For five generations her family has farmed 150 acres, including a mix of chickens and row crops. And she's about to take her turn at the wheel.
9 Reasons To Choose A College Major in Turfgrass
Do you enjoy working outdoors, creating beautiful surroundings, analyzing environmental plant responses, or growing high-value crops? A yes to any of these means a career in turfgrass management might be for you.
Agroecology Students Build Sustainable Food Forest
The Agroecology Education Farm at NC State has an exciting new project taking root, which will offer long-term opportunities for students and the NC State community to learn about the sustainable cultivation of fruit trees.
Annual Scholarship Gifts Cultivate Student Excellence
Almost half of our undergraduate scholarships come from annual contributions made by commodity groups, businesses, and individuals. This financial assistance frees students to focus their studies and to excel.
Conservation Workshop Directs Students’ Careers
Crop and Soil Science cohosted a week of hands-on experiences with the NC Division of Soil and Water to introduce students to the broad range of conservation studies and careers.
CALS PackTrac Includes Some Crop and Soil Science Majors
CALS is proud to boast a unique alternative pathway to students denied traditional freshman admission: PackTrac.
Mark Watson’s Paths Lead to Agriculture
“Agriculture is the intersection of plants and people.”
Alex Fox Means Business about Agriculture
“My father, my grandfather, my great-grandfather: I guess I’ll be a fourth-generation farmer.”
Reuben Wilson’s Long and Winding Road Leads to his Academic Home: Soil
“What I’ve always wanted to do is help the North Carolina farmer. My dad, my friends’ fathers, people I’ve worked for; they’re some of the hardest working people in the state, and if I can use what I’ve learned here to assist them in any way possible, that’s my ultimate goal.”
Undergrads Excel in Extraordinary Crop Science Research Posters
“What we did was to empower our students in ways that support their desire to strengthen our world in healthy ways, in ways that are important to them and their families—and to all of us.”