Tag "College of Agricultural Sciences"

Plant exploration flourishes at CSU

Over the last five years, Plant Select has provided over $150,000 for new plant trials at the Plant Environmental Research Center, for demonstration gardens at the Remington Street location, and for shrub and tree trials at multiple sites throughout Colorado.

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Giddy up and get a special discount on your tickets now

It’s time to dust your boots off and get ready for the Western extravaganza of the year! Save money now on tickets to the National Western Stock Show. Colorado State University has a long and storied connection to the National Western Stock Show – beginning with 600 students arriving with their livestock at the first Stock Show in 1906.

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Graduates share unique stories, overcome obstacles

Whether overcoming tremendous obstacles or achieving academic excellence, these outstanding Colorado State University fall 2014 graduates have accomplished major personal goals and are prepared to begin meaningful careers as future leaders in their communities.

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Graduates, celebrate! Commencement Dec. 19-20

Colorado State University will confer degrees on fall 2014 graduates at commencement ceremonies Dec. 19-20. College ceremonies and Army ROTC commissioning will recognize 1,426 undergraduate and 454 graduate students, including 71 doctoral students and 6 Army ROTC Commissionees at Colorado Read More

CSU review: Environmental impact and toxicity of biocides used in fracking still largely unknown

CSU researchers recently completed a comprehensive review of the environmental fate and toxicity of biocides commonly used in hydraulic fracturing.

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Hands-on horticulture: student poinsettia sale

For four months, students in CSU’s fall floriculture practicum have nursed hundreds of poinsettias from tiny rooted cuttings into vivid holiday plants. The practicum is a course offered through the Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture within CSU’s College of Agricultural Sciences.

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Tying the research community together

The Agricultural Experiment Station funds more than 240 faculty members from 15 academic departments in seven colleges, and the work of these faculty members reaches from the Fort Collins campus to seven research centers around the state.

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Six years in the making: CSU student named FFA vice president

Being a leader is nothing new to animal sciences and agricultural business sophomore Kristen Schmidt. Now she will be taking on a new position – as FFA central region vice president.

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CSU: A great place to educate, recreate

Strap on your hiking boots and experience the great outdoors at CSU, named second among the Top Colleges for Outdoor Sports & Recreation by Best College Reviews. Best College Reviews is an online resource that helps students decide on which Read More

Professors help disabled farmers and ranchers

Two CSU professors will continue assisting those who are responsible for feeding millions of Americans every year work through their disabilities and run successful agricultural operations. Professor of Agricultural and Resource Economics Norm Dalsted and Professor of Human Development and Read More