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Shroeder-Moreno Wins Faculty Sustainability Award

Michelle Shroeder-Moreno, a professor in the Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, received the 2020 NC State Sustainability Award for a faculty member. She developed and currently leads NC State’s agroecology education, which focuses on the sustainability of agriculture and the food system.

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In response to the continued growth of student interest in agroecology programs, Shroeder-Moreno led the intensive effort to develop and gain approval for a new major in Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems.

She also developed NC State’s Agroecology Education Farm. She serves as the director of the six-acre farm, where students and the community can learn about sustainable and organic horticulture crop production.

Read more about Shroeder-Moreno and the other 2020 NC State Sustainability Award winners here.