Due to declining enrollment and a $7.6 million deficit, North Dakota State University is implementing budget cuts. NDSU Vice President of Agricultural Affairs Greg Lardy outlines the impact to the agriculture college. “We’re in a position here in the College of Agriculture, Food Systems and Natural Resources where we ended up merging one of our academic programs into another with Ag Systems Management merging into Precision Ag and unfortunately, had to deal with some faculty cuts as well,” said Greg Lardy, vice president of agricultural affairs, NDSU. Five faculty members from the NDSU have lost their jobs. “The departments that are affected are the Department of Agribusiness and Applied Economics, Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering and Department of Plant Science.”
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