It’s that time of year again, when thousands of eight legged arachnids come out of their southeastern Colorado hiding places, looking for love.
Three graduate students and one post-doctoral fellow from the College of Agricultural Sciences have been selected as Sustainability Leadership Fellows by CSU’s School of Global Environmental Sustainability.
On Wednesday, April 29, employees and students were celebrated at the annual CAS/AES Awards, held in the Bernie Rollin Knowledge Well in the new Nutrien Agricultural Sciences Building.
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The new home for state-of-the-art agricultural research, learning, innovation and collaboration recently celebrated its grand opening.
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More than 130 years later, the great-grandson of CSU’s entomology department founder C.P. Gillette continues the family connection.
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The researchers are testing an emerging gene-silencing technology for controlling herbicide-resistant weeds.
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Researchers aim to turn the tide against the fungus Cytospora, which for decades has wreaked havoc among peach orchards across the Western Slope.
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The International Weed Genomics Consortium, comprising 17 academic partners across seven countries, assembles a global community of experts who will develop genomic tools that fundamentally advance humanity’s approach to weeds and crops.
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On March 9, Paul Opler lent his entomology expertise to the United States Postal Service’s virtual first-day-of-issue dedication ceremony for its newest stamp featuring the Colorado Hairstreak Butterfly.
After nearly four decades on the faculty at CSU’s College of Agricultural Sciences, Whitney Cranshaw is officially transitioning into retirement.
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This year, the audience can expect the same rich information, but from the comfort of air-conditioned homes.
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Hand sanitizer is typically 70% ethanol, and the inclusion of aloe vera makes the solution a gel that’s perfect for preserving some insects in a vial.
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In a year that’s been besieged by epic wildfires and a global pandemic, 2020 is playing out with its share of alarming headlines. In the past few weeks, a new contender for concern has landed headlines above the fold — the so-called “murder hornets.”
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Following four straight years of below-average numbers for the winged creatures, the insect should be noticeably more abundant in 2020 across Colorado.
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The College of Agricultural Sciences’ Department of Bioagricultural Sciences and Pest Management is getting a bit of a rebrand this year. The department recently had its name approved to Agricultural Biology.
McKay is being recognized for “distinguished contributions using ecophysiology, genetics and genomics to understand the fundamental mechanisms which have driven the evolution of phenotypes in natural populations and cultivated species.”
CSU researchers will continue exploring best practices for strong, disease-resistant potato crops in Colorado and beyond.
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