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October 2015

STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Ellen Rankins

At Auburn University and the College of Agriculture we believe in work, hard work. Check out how Ellen Rankins’ commitment to hard work and her willingness to serve took her all the way from Storybook Farms to Singapore!

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YOU NEED TO KNOW: Donald Conner

Donald Conner and his wife
YOU NEED TO KNOW: Donald Conner

The College of Agriculture could not function without each of its invaluable department heads. This month, we feature Dr. Donald Conner, the head of the Department of Poultry Science. Read on to find out more about Dr. Conner and to discover his advice for prospective Auburn Agriculture students!

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SEE FOR YOURSELF: Ag Roundup

Ag Roundup 2015
See For Yourself: Ag Roundup

Check out photos from the 36th annual Ag Roundup and Taste of Alabama Agriculture.

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FALL 2015 UPCOMING EVENTS

TIGER FRIDAYS ON AG HILL

Each Friday, September – November

If you haven’t visited the College of Agriculture, we’d love to have you as our guest! At one of our Tiger Fridays on Ag Hill, you’ll tour our academic and research facilities, meet faculty advisors and get to know the students, faculty and staff who will help make Auburn your home away from home. The Fridays before home football games, you can even tour the Jordan-Hare Stadium locker rooms!


AG DISCOVERY ADVENTURE DAY

October 10

This free event, hosted by the Alabama Cooperative Extension System, the Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station and the College of Agriculture, offers fun and interesting hands-on activities and presentations that showcase agricultural technology and illustrate the key role agriculture plays in our lives. Events include a livestock exhibit, demonstration of drone usage in agriculture, scavenger hunts, a corn maze and more. No registration is necessary. Learn More.


AG ELITE

December 2

This program and luncheon reception celebrates the academic achievements of talented minority high school students with an interest in science, including agricultural and environmental science. Ag Elite includes a departmental browse, alumni and student speakers, lunch with faculty representatives and scholarship information. One outstanding recipient will receive a $1,000 scholarship award. Submit your online application today. The last day to register is November 21.