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CSU researchers play role in discovery of new method for making key component of plastics

A research team that includes scientists from Colorado State University has discovered a previously unknown way that some bacteria produce the chemical ethylene – a finding that could lead to new ways to produce plastics without using fossil fuels.

Renowned CSU entomologist Whitney Cranshaw transitions into retirement

After nearly four decades on the faculty at CSU’s College of Agricultural Sciences, Whitney Cranshaw is officially transitioning into retirement. The Department of Agricultural Biology professor and Extension specialist leaves behind a rich legacy of research and public outreach around the world of insects.

CSU’s 2020 Nutrien Ag Day Barbecue to go virtual on Sept. 19

Since 1981, Ag Day has been a tradition that celebrates Colorado agriculture as well as Colorado State University’s heritage as a leading agricultural research, education, and outreach institution. This year, however, that tradition will look slightly different when the Nutrien Ag Day Barbecue takes place on Saturday, Sept. 19. With the ongoing global pandemic, the…

CSU secures $750,000 grant to develop plant breeding training materials

Colorado State University’s Department of Soil and Crop Sciences and Iowa State University’s Department of Agronomy recently received a $750,000 grant from USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture to partner with NPGS scientists to bring teaching resources to the world. The three-year grant began on June 1.


Shepardson Relocation

Ag on the Move

All building occupants have been relocated for Shepardson Hall building construction. We will return in the late Summer of 2021.  During the interim, our offices are relocated to several buildings.  Please go to our website to find specific groups and get updates on the progress of our move.


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