The College of Agricultural Sciences

Soil and Crop Sciences


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    Wahid Awad shares Egyptian perspective on agriculture


    A comparison of agriculture in Egypt to that in the U.S. and Colorado is a fascinating study in mirror images and opposites.

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    Gene Kelly brings soil studies to life

    Portrait of Eugene Kelly-Department Head

    Head of the Department of Soil and Crop Sciences, Gene Kelly, talks about soil and sustainability with The Coloradoan.


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    I Love CSU Day


    On Thursday, April 16, show your Ram pride by giving back to the CSU community during a 24-hour giving challenge supporting the Rams Against Hunger fund and the My State scholarship.

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    Bee Pollinator Landscaping for Urban Sustainability Panel – April 24


    A panel of College of Agricultural Sciences researchers will provide information on pollinator plants for urban landscaping, urban agriculture and pollinators, and the different bees and butterflies of Colorado on April 24 at the Old Town Library.


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.