Year: 2018

What Type of Student Does Crop and Soil Sciences Online Attract?

In distance education programs, you encounter a range of students from varying backgrounds with different pursuits. Students may be recently graduated, have experience in the field or pursuing a career change. NC State’s Master of Soil Science Online Program attracts all of these students. We spoke to two students this month about their experiences with[…] Read More

Keith Edmisten + NC State’s Crop Biotechnology Program

We had the recent opportunity to catch up with Crop and Soil Sciences Professor Keith Edmisten to learn more about his background, NC State’s Crop Biotechnology Program, and the courses he teaches. Dr. Edmisten’s Background First, let’s take a look at Dr. Edmisten’s background: Having grown up on a farm in North Carolina’s Iredell County,[…] Read More

Dr. Rich Cooper of the Turfgrass Science Program

Within the NC State Department of Crop and Soil Sciences is a program that has recently received national recognition. The NC State Turfgrass Science Program is an excellent opportunity for students who want to study in this interesting field and learn more about the potential careers available. This month we caught up with Dr. Rich[…] Read More