Undergraduate

Apr 10, 2020  |  Academics

Students Consider Course Grading Choices

The hurdles of online learning are causing students to question whether they should maintain the standard course grading scale for their classes, or consider switching to another option such as S/U (pass/fail) or an “incomplete” designation.

Apr 2, 2020  |  Students

Coffee Talks Brew Online Community

NC State transitioned to online classes almost three weeks ago. In a department built on personal communication, Crop and Soil Sciences’ Director of Undergraduate Programs David Crouse recognized the gap and has started weekly student-faculty coffee talks.

Mar 30, 2020  |  Degree Programs

An Open Letter to a Denied Student

College decisions are hard. You’ve worked really hard for a long time. And the reply that came from NC State wasn’t the one that you’d hoped to receive.  

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.”