Sanders dies in April
Dr. Doug Sanders
Dr. Doug Sanders, CALS professor of horticultural science known worldwide for his expertise in vegetable production, passed away April 17 after a brief illness. His life and career were filled with numerous personal and professional accomplishments. He received his B.S from Michigan State University, and his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Minnesota. His achievements include the founding of the N.C. Vegetable Growers Association, the introduction of numerous new vegetable production technologies and the introduction of new N.C. crop industries. An endowment in his honor is being established in the N.C. Agricultural Foundation Inc.