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SCS Seminars

Research within the Section of Soil and Crop Sciences in the School of Integrative Plant Sciences focuses on developing environmentally sustainable agricultural systems to meet growing global food production needs. Areas include addressing climate change, developing sustainable biofuel crops, increasing nutrient use efficiency, and improving soil health, both locally as well as globally. Seminars are offered to provide students and community members with the opportunity to learn about current research on topics related to these areas, as well as those with inter-relationships between these fields and others.

Thursdays, 12:20pm - 1:10pm • 135 Emerson Hall
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Congratulations to our 2019 SIPS graduates!

May 31, 2019

Congratulations to the 36 graduate students and 58 undergraduates recognized by SIPS as part of the 2019 Commencement Ceremonies. Soil and Crop Sciences graduate students Angela Possinger and Sonam Sherpa were awarded PhDs and Sabrina Kelch received an MS, in addition to the many undergraduates with advisers and mentors in the Section.

Agronomist Madison Wright dies at 95

May 6, 2019

Madison J. Wright, professor emeritus of agronomy whose efforts helped establish soybean production in New York, died April 27 in Ithaca. He was 95.

Meet our Faculty: Andrew McDonald

Apr 8, 2019

New faculty member Andrew McDonald is an associate professor in the School of Integrative Plant Science, Soil and Crop Sciences Section with a focus on cropping systems ecology and sustainable agricultural development.