Jacob Rutz - 2011 Golden Opportunity Scholar

Jacob Rutz PictureUndergraduate Work

Jacob Rutz is a student at North Carolina State University in Plant and Soil Science with a concentration in Agroecology. Jacob is a sophomore planning to graduate in 2014. He works in the Grossman Lab researching organic farming practices as well as cover crop viability. He is a member of the Campus Farmer’s Market Committee and student garden group.

Future Goals

He plans to continue his education through international experiences living and working in rural farming communities.  Jacob’s goals include agrarian oriented reform through community development based in scientific research.