News & Announcements
Graduate Student Showcase Award Winner, Rachel Jaffe
Rachel won 1st place in the research category for the Graduate Student Council: First Year Graduate Student Award. Improving Bee Pollination in Urban Gardens to Increase Human Nutrition.
Graduate Student Showcase Award Winner, Wahid Awad
Graduate School Excellence Award recognizes the achievements of graduate students who truly represent “excellence in graduate education.” Wahid’s presentation: Revisiting the Hidden Plant Part-Wheat Roots for Drought Tolerance.
Graduate Student Showcase Award Winner, Carolyn Hoagland
Carolyn won a Graduate School Excellence Award for her presentation titled “Real Time, Automatic, Respiration Logging in Microplate Format”. This award recognizes the achievements of graduate students who truly represent “excellence in graduate education”.
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.