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.
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.
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.
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.”