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Survey endorses local branding of Alabama specialty crops

By Paul Hollis Would you be more willing to buy a bag of sweet potatoes, basket of peaches or a jar of honey if you knew from the label that it was grown in Alabama? A recent survey conducted by researchers at Auburn University shows that the state’s specialty crop...

Auburn ag economists discuss floods, U.S. corn crop

Henry Kinnucan and Brittney Goodrich, agricultural economists in Auburn University’s College of Agriculture, comment on the heavy rain and floods affecting U.S. corn farmers, especially in the Midwest, who face delayed planting. Consumers also face rising grocery and...

Agricultural grants undergo rigorous review process

Agricultural grants undergo rigorous review process

AAES researcher Manuel F. Chamorro, assistant professor of food animal medicine and surgery in the College of Veterinary Medicine, is working on a PAR initiative to help fight the leading cause of death in nursing beef calves older than three weeks of age.

Auburn researcher working to improve cattle fertility

Auburn researcher working to improve cattle fertility

Fernando Biase, assistant professor in the College of Agriculture’s Department of Animal Sciences, is leading a project that will create a basis of knowledge allowing for the development of strategies to improve fertility in beef cattle.

Auburn fisheries to host expo, field day April 6 at Shell Center

Auburn University’s School of Fisheries, Aquaculture and Aquatic Sciences will host a Fisheries Expo and Field Day Saturday, April 6, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., at the E.W. Shell Fisheries Center, located at 2101 N. College St. in Auburn. In addition to activities for people of...

Auburn provost announces faculty promotions

Several College of Agriculture faculty members have been awarded promotion, tenure or both, effective fall semester 2019, Auburn Provost Bill Hardgrave has announced. Seven of those individuals will begin the 2019-20 academic year as full professors. They include Eve...

Auburn provost announces faculty promotions

Several College of Agriculture faculty members have been awarded promotion, tenure or both, effective fall semester 2019, Auburn Provost Bill Hardgrave has announced. Seven of those individuals will begin the 2019-20 academic year as full professors. They include Eve...