Welcome to the Department of Plant Sciences
The North Dakota State University Department of Plant Sciences and DuPont Pioneer recently collaborated to create and present a short course on the latest plant breeding data analysis tools used by the agricultural industry. The course, titled “Use and Analysis of Unbalanced Data”, took place in Loftsgard Hall on February 14-16, 2017.
Leah Withrow, a junior majoring in Sports and Urban Turfgrass Management, was awarded a scholarship by the North Central Turf Grass Association and the North Dakota Golf Association for the second year in a row.
M. Dale Williams retired after more than 15 years of helping provide farmers in North Dakota with plentiful supplies of pure seed for the production of excellent quality crops.
A paper co-authored by Associate Professor Greta Gramig was selected as the Outstanding Paper in Weed Science by the Weed Science Society of America. The award was presented during the annual meeting in early February.
Department of Plant Sciences Professor and Extension Weed Specialist Richard Zollinger has received the Weed Science Society of America’s (WSSA) highest honor. He was named a Fellow of the society at an award ceremony held during the WSSA Annual Meeting in Tucson, Arizona in early February. The honor is presented for substantial contributions in publications, education, and program development in weed science, as well as service to the WSSA and the weed science profession.
Horticulture senior Erik Laber received the North Dakota State University Harry Baker Memorial Scholarship during the 50th Annual Convention and Trade Show of the North Dakota Nursery and Greenhouse Association, held in Fargo January 29-31, 2017.
Plant Sciences M.S. student Kenneth (Paul) Beamer was awarded a scholarship by the Northern Plains Sustainable Agriculture Society.