News & Announcements
Crops Testing Program Hires New Agronomist
Ed Asfeld recently joined CSU’s Crops Testing Program as our new agronomist. Ed is based at the USDA-ARS Central Great Plains Research Station in Akron, Colorado.
Allison Wickham received second place in poster contest
Allison received second place at the Western Nutrient Management Conference in March for her poster, “Effect of liquid organic fertilizers and seaweed extract on Daucus carota var. Sativus growth characteristics”.
David Sterle received third place in poster contest
David received third place at the Western Nutrient Management Conference in March for his poster, “The effect of cyanobacteria biofertilizer on western Colorado organic peach quality and yield characteristics“.
Kalyn Taylor named Truman Scholarship finalist
Two CSU students, Kalyn Taylor and Jason Sydoriak, were recently named finalists for the Harry S. Truman Scholarship, a nationally competitive scholarship that recognizes students who demonstrate exceptional leadership potential and are committed to careers benefiting the public sector.
About the Department
Soil and Crop Sciences can prepare you for a challenging career in many areas including:soil and crop management, plant breeding and genetics, seed science, environmental soil science, soil resources and conservation, and ecosystem management. Other exciting areas include organic agriculture, water science/irrigation and beneficial use of waste products. A primary concern to all soil and crop scientists is the protection of our natural resources. The Soil and Crop Sciences program places special emphasis on establishing career skills, involvement in research and extension activities, hands-on experience and a fundamental understanding of basic sciences.