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December 4, 2017


Upcoming holiday schedule:
Christmas Day- December 25
Christmas Holiday- December 26
New Year’s Day- January 1



Karen Sowers was had an article “Western Innovator: Giving Canola Farmers a Voice” in the Capital Press.



Deus Mugabe, M.S. student in crop science won first place in the student poster presentation completion at the Biannual meeting of the North American Pulse Improvement Association held at East Lansing, MI, November 2017. His poster title was “Identification of quantitative trait loci (QTL) controlling cold tolerance in chickpea recombinant RIL population (CRIL2) from Cicer arietinum L. x Cicer reticulatum.



Crop and Soil Science Seminars
Johnson Hall 343, 1:10-3:00 p.m.

December 4 –

Kanwardeep Singh, Ph.D. Candidate, Crop Science (exit seminar)
“Evolution of Ph1 Gene and Its Use in Wheat Breeding”

Micheal Dietz, B.S. Candidate, Turfgrass Management (undergrad seminar)
“PoaCure: A New Herbicide for Annual Bluegrass Control”


CSS Faculty Meeting to Discuss Dean Candidates
December 8, 4:00-5:00 p.m.
Room 104E Johnson Hall


CSS Faculty Meeting
Johnson Hall 104E Conference Room, 3:00-5:00 p.m.
December 13


CAHNRS Holiday Party
December 14, 4:30-6:30 p.m.
Ensminger Pavilion



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