August 2017 Stories

Remembering the life and legacy of Virginia Ferris

Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017

The College of Agriculture mourns the loss of Professor of Nematology Virginia Ferris, who passed away on August 14. “In her more than 50 years in the Department of Entomology, she was one of the world’s leading experts on the soybean cyst nematode, a destructive plant parasite that has cost producers millions of dollars in…

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