Congratulations to Austin Case who successfully completed his Ph.D. program earlier this month. Advised by Brian Steffenson, Case's thesis was titled Genetics, Sources, and Mapping Of Stem Rust Resistance In Barley.
On May 9th the CFANS Honors and Awards Committee (HAC) selected the 2017 CFANS Award Recipients. Jim Bradeen was awarded the CFANS Distinguished Diversity and Inclusion Award and Dylan VanBoxtel was awarded the CFANS Civil Service Bargaining Unit (CSBU) Staff Award in the administrative category.
Josh Havill, M.S. student in the department advised by Angela Orshinsky, provides background about hop powdery mildew and ways to manage/prevent the disease in Minnesotan hopyards in this video. Read more >>
The week of May 11th the inaugural planting of Norman Borlaug wheat around the Borlaug statue on the St. Paul campus took place, thanks to Brian Steffenson and students Karson Herfurth and Alex Broderius.
Dr. Senyu Chen’s Nematology Program at the Southern Research and Outreach Center in Waseca continues to study soybean cyst nematode (SCN) biology and management. Get an update from the Chen Lab >>