Collaboration with STRI Group to enhance Auburn sports turf research
Auburn University is joining forces with the world’s leading sports turf consultancy to initiate research and development programs throughout the U.S. sports surface market. The agreement with the STRI Group will focus primarily on expanding the U.S. soccer industry, as well as conducting surfaces research in other sports including golf, football, baseball and equestrian.
New peanut variety is first of its kind for Auburn
Auburn University might be relatively new to the peanut breeding business, but its just-released runner peanut variety is already winning accolades for its high yields, resistance to disease and healthy traits. The new release is the product of a peanut breeding program operated jointly by the Department of Crop, Soil and Environmental Sciences and USDA’s National Peanut Research Lab.
10 Auburn College of Agriculture graduates win 2017 Alumni Awards
Ten successful professionals who hold academic degrees from Auburn University’s College of Agriculture have been selected as the college’s most outstanding alumni for 2017. The 10 include the recipient of the 2017 Alumni Service Award and nine Alumni Award winners who were chosen by and represent the academic units and programs from which they earned their degrees.