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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

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

An Inside Look at the Soil Science Society of America

Many professionals in the United States are part of larger communities of research and support, and that’s definitely true for Soil Science. Organizations and professional societies give members of certain fields opportunities to network, access resources for professional development and attend workshops, conferences and other educational opportunities. In this month’s Soil Science Online Blog, we[…] Read More

What Does it Take to Be a Soil Scientist? Certifications in the US and NC

While you may be pursuing a master’s degree or an undergraduate certificate in soil science, a national or state certification in soil science solidifies your expertise in the field. So how does one obtain official certifications in the United States or North Carolina specifically? In this month’s Soil Science Online Blog, we take you through[…] Read More