New Nutrien building shows the future of agriculture lives here

One of the many highlights of the new Nutrien Agricultural Sciences Building is the Bernard Rollin Knowledge Well. Dean James Pritchett shows attendees of the building's grand opening how the in-the-round classroom provides for better student engagement. Photos by Joe...

Fungal biologists fighting peach tree-killing pathogen

Many a Coloradan looks forward to that first, juicy bite of a Palisade peach every summer. Demand for the famous Western Slope fruit never runs dry, but the state’s $40 million peach industry is under increasing threat from an insidious pathogen that destroys peach...

Due to pandemic, CSU’s annual weed science tour goes virtual

In-person events have been one of the many things put on hold during the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown, but not everything is grinding to a halt. The College of Agricultural Sciences’ Weed Research Lab has taken a different approach to its annual field days, which...

If you have a surplus of hand sanitizer, start an insect collection

The global COVID-19 pandemic of 2020 has made one thing clear: You can never have enough hand sanitizer stocked in your home. But, if you were someone who scored a vat of the stuff thanks to some pioneering businesses like local distilleries who pivoted production to...