Two CSMS students receive travel awards for presentations at AAIC annual meeting

Congratulations to Alan Peterson and Alex Wittenberg, CSMS researchers, for receiving travel awards for their oral presentations at the 30th annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Industrial Crops (AAIC) held September 23-26 in London, Ontario, Canada!

The travel awards from AAIC are to help offset the students’ travel expenses from attending the AAIC annual meeting. Students conducting research with industrial crops are eligible for a travel award, and up to two awards are given to each of the standing divisions in AAIC.

Both Alan’s presentation, Maximizing cover crop performance by interseeding cover crops into standing soybean, and Alex’s presentation, Morphological characteristics of winter- and summer-biotypes of camelina, are from research conducted in Dr. Marisol Berti’s CSMS research group. Alex’s oral presentation is based on CSMS research conducted as an undergraduate student.

Alan is a graduate student at North Dakota State University (NDSU) and is expected to graduate May 2019 with a Masters degree in Plant Sciences. Alex graduated from NDSU May 2018 with a Bachelors degree in Crop and Weed Sciences and is now a graduate student at NDSU.

Read more about Alan’s and Alex’s travel award in the NDSU News announcement.

Congratulations again to Alan and Alex!