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3 Minute Thesis Competition Feb 10, 2016 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM — Memorial Union
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NPSAS Executive Director Edd Goerger (left) presents the 2016 Friend of the Farmer award to Chiwon Lee

Lee Receives Friend of the Farmer Award

Plant Sciences professor Chiwon Lee received the 2016 Friend of the Farmer award at a recent Northern Plains Sustainable Agriculture Society winter conference.

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Alfredo Aponte-Zayas Presents Ph.D. Seminar

Alfredo Aponte-Zayas Presents Ph.D. Seminar

Alfredo Aponte-Zayas presented his Plant Sciences Ph.D. dissertation, Advanced Cropping Systems for Food, Feed and Energy Production in the Northern Great Plains on Monday, January 11, 2016 at North Dakota State University in Fargo, ND.

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Vegi Joins Plant Sciences Faculty

Vegi Joins Plant Sciences Faculty

The Department of Plant Sciences welcomes Dr. Anuradha Vegi in the position of assistant professor of practice in the Cereal and Food Sciences program

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Lavaburst Ohio Buckeye in summer

2015 Woody Plant Introductions Announced

Two new woody plant selections were introduced by the North Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station and the NDSU Research Foundation in 2015. Lavaburst™ Ohio Buckeye is a narrow, upright, northern hardy selection that maintains a bright green summer color, changing to orange-red in autumn. September Flare™ Sugar Maple is a very winter hardy selection noted for its reliable, early annual display of radiant orange-red to red fall color. The selections were developed by the NDSU Woody Plant Improvement program under the direction of Dr. Todd West and research specialist Greg Morgenson.

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Debjyoti Sen Gupta Defends Ph.D. Dissertation

Debjyoti Sen Gupta Defends Ph.D. Dissertation

Debjyoti Sen Gupta defended his Cereal Science Ph.D. dissertation, Genetic and Phenotypic Assessment of Iron and Folate Concentration in Lentil (Lens culinaris Medik.), on Thursday, November 12, 2015 at North Dakota State University in Fargo, ND.

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Crook Awarded at Weed Science Society Meeting

Crook Awarded at Weed Science Society Meeting

Plant Sciences M.S. student Amanda Crook was awarded second place for her poster presentation during the 70th Annual North Central Weed Science Society meeting.

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Kamie Beeson (right) receives the Donald and Jo Anderson Staff Award from Associate Dean for Academic Programs in CAFSNR, Dr. David Buchanan

Plant Sciences Employees Recognized at Annual Awards Program

Plant Sciences information processing specialist Kamie Beeson was awarded the Donald and Jo Anderson Staff Award, and nine other department employees were honored during the annual NDSU Agriculture and Extension Faculty/Staff Awards program.

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ND Genesis Barley

2015 Variety Releases Announced

Five new varieties were distributed for the first time through the ND County Seed Increase Program this year. They were ND Genesis barley, ND Henson soybean, Joppa durum and Gold ND flax, all released from the North Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station. Bolles hard red spring wheat, a new variety released from the Minnesota Agricultural Experiment Station, was also a new release this year and included in the ND County Seed Increase Program.

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