Undergraduate

Feb 10, 2020  |  Student Spotlight

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.

Feb 3, 2020  |  Degree Programs

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. 

Jan 27, 2020  |  Grants

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.

Oct 7, 2019  |  Scholarships and Awards

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.  

Jul 8, 2019

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.

Apr 8, 2018  |  Other News

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.

Apr 1, 2018  |  Student Spotlight

Mark Watson’s Paths Lead to Agriculture

“Agriculture is the intersection of plants and people.”

Mar 16, 2018  |  Student Spotlight

Alex Fox Means Business about Agriculture

“My father, my grandfather, my great-grandfather: I guess I’ll be a fourth-generation farmer.”

Mar 5, 2018  |  Student Spotlight

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.”

Dec 19, 2017  |  Students

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.”