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Faculty and Staff Honored by NDSU Agriculture and Extension

By from Plant Sciences, Cereal & Food Sciences News. Published on Dec 14, 2017.

Three Department of Plant Sciences faculty and staff received awards during the annual NDSU Agriculture and Extension Faculty/Staff Awards program. Frank Manthey, professor, received the Eugene R. Dahl Excellence in Research Award; Juan Osorno, associate professor, received the Larson/Yaggie Excellence in Research Award; and Shannon Ueker, administrative secretary, received the Donald and Jo Anderson Staff Award.

2017 Woody Plant Introduction Announced

By from Plant Sciences, Cereal & Food Sciences News. Published on Dec 13, 2017.

A new woody plant selection was introduced by the North Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station and the North Dakota State University Research Foundation in 2017. Summer Aspire™ Japanese Tree Lilac is a tall, upright selection that grows in a narrowly oval form. Its foliage, flowers and fruit give it an attractive ornamental quality. The selection was developed by the NDSU Woody Plant Improvement program under the direction of project leader Dr. Todd West and research specialist Greg Morgenson.

Nicholas Schimek Presents M.S. Seminar

By from Plant Sciences, Cereal & Food Sciences News. Published on Dec 11, 2017.

On December 8, 2017, Nicholas Schimek presented an exit seminar for his Plant Sciences M.S. research, “Developing Methodology to Predict and Increase Grain Protein Content in Spring Wheat”. He successfully defended his thesis on November 9.

Amy Scegura Presents M.S. Seminar

By from Plant Sciences, Cereal & Food Sciences News. Published on Dec 04, 2017.

Amy Scegura presented her Plant Breeding and Genetics M.S. research, “Marker Assisted Backcross Selection for Virus Resistance in Pea”, during a seminar on November 30, 2017. The purpose of her research is to identify Pea Seed-born Mosaic virus resistant germplasm adapted to the northern Great Plains.

Erin Endres Presents M.S. Seminar

By from Plant Sciences, Cereal & Food Sciences News. Published on Dec 04, 2017.

Erin Endres presented an exit seminar on her M.S. research in the department of Plant Sciences on November 30, 2017. Endres screened soybean genotypes in greenhouses and field experiments for tolerance to metribuzin for her thesis research, “Metribuzin tolerance of early-maturing soybean genotypes”.

Walter Honored at Bean Improvement Meeting

By from Plant Sciences, Cereal & Food Sciences News. Published on Nov 14, 2017.

Plant Sciences master’s student Katelynn Walter received a Student Recognition Award at the biennial meeting of the Bean Improvement Cooperative. Her poster was named the Outstanding Poster Presentation in the student poster competition.

Horticulturist Esther McGinnis Awarded Early Career Service Award

By from Plant Sciences, Cereal & Food Sciences News. Published on Nov 09, 2017.

North Dakota State University Extension specialist and assistant professor of horticulture Esther McGinnis received the Early Career Service Award from Epsilon Sigma Phi, a professional fraternity that supports and encourages professional development and excellence for Extension professionals.

Eighty-two Department of Plant Sciences Students Honored at Scholarship Luncheon

By from Plant Sciences, Cereal & Food Sciences News. Published on Nov 08, 2017.

Eighty-two Department of Plant Sciences undergraduate and graduate students were honored at the 2017 College of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Natural Resources scholarship recognition program on November 2. Altogether, $69,365 was awarded to Department of Plant Sciences students.

Graduate Students Receive Awards at Agronomy, Crop and Soil Meeting

By from Plant Sciences, Cereal & Food Sciences News. Published on Nov 08, 2017.

Three North Dakota State University Plant Sciences graduate students received awards during the annual joint meetings of the American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, and Soil Science Society of America in Tampa, FL.

Theisen Receives Agronomy Society Scholarship

By from Plant Sciences, Cereal & Food Sciences News. Published on Nov 07, 2017.

Plant Sciences master’s student Nickolas Theisen was awarded the J. Fielding Reed Soil and Plant Sciences Scholarship by the American Society of Agronomy at their annual meeting in Tampa, FL.

Hagemeyer Receives Garden Club Scholarship

By from Plant Sciences, Cereal & Food Sciences News. Published on Nov 03, 2017.

Horticulture student Connor Hagemeyer is the recipient of a scholarship sponsored by the Green Thumb Garden Club from Casselton, ND. Funds are raised through their annual Pie Day event held at Casselwood Retirement Center.

Kickert Receives Landscape Association Scholarship

By from Plant Sciences, Cereal & Food Sciences News. Published on Nov 03, 2017.

Horticulture student Sarah Kickert was named a 2017-2018 Minnesota Nursery and Landscape Association Foundation Academic Award Winner. She will receive a scholarship co-sponsored by Southview Design.

Students Help Reduce Hunger in Fargo-Moorhead

By from Plant Sciences, Cereal & Food Sciences News. Published on Nov 02, 2017.

Students in the weed biology and ecology research program at North Dakota State University are making an impact on reducing hunger in the Fargo-Moorhead community by donating beets, beet greens and squash produced by research to Churches United for the Homeless.

Barley and Malting Quality Course Held at NDSU

By from Plant Sciences, Cereal & Food Sciences News. Published on Nov 01, 2017.

Barley and Malting Quality: A Field to Brewhouse Perspective took place October 2-5 at the Northern Crops Institute at North Dakota State University. Thirty people from malting and brewing industries, chemical companies, farms, wineries, plant breeding companies and universities attended the short course.

Four Cereal Science Students Receive Awards at Cereal Chemists Meeting

By from Plant Sciences, Cereal & Food Sciences News. Published on Oct 31, 2017.

Four North Dakota State University Cereal Science graduate students brought awards home from the 2017 American Association of Cereal Chemists International meeting in San Diego, CA.
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