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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...

AAES posts Q-and-A on industrial hemp production online

By Maggie Smith / Feb 5, 2019 2:26:58 PM News In the seven weeks since President Trump signed the 2018 farm bill into law, hemp hype has run rampant across the nation, fueled by the legislation’s legalization of industrial hemp production in the U.S. If the deluge of...

AAES posts Q-and-A on industrial hemp production online

By Maggie Smith / Feb 5, 2019 2:26:58 PM News In the seven weeks since President Trump signed the 2018 farm bill into law, hemp hype has run rampant across the nation, fueled by the legislation’s legalization of industrial hemp production in the U.S. If the deluge of...
Auburn fisheries to host expo, field day April 6 at Shell Center

Federal research funding pays hefty dividends

By Paul Hollis By most any standard, a $1.85 return on an initial investment of $1 is a good deal. According to a recent study, that’s what federal investments into agricultural research pay back through additional investments from state, local and private-sector...

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

$5 million grant addresses Southeastern water issues

By Paul Hollis Auburn is joining with three other Southeastern universities in a $5 million research effort to help ensure water for agricultural production while maintaining healthy rivers and springs. The project—funded by a five-year grant from the United States...

Auburn’s Youssef recognized for catfish research

Auburn’s Youssef recognized for catfish research

The award recognizes Youssef’s abstract, “Effect of combined transgenic channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus growth hormone (GH) and their siblings on growth rate of channel catfish in earthen ponds,” which summarizes her research on the growth performance of male and female transgenic channel catfish growth hormone (GH) cDNA and their full siblings in earthen ponds at different ages.

New peanut variety is first of its kind for Auburn

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.

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

Federal research funding pays hefty dividends

By Paul Hollis By most any standard, a $1.85 return on an initial investment of $1 is a good deal. According to a recent study, that’s what federal investments into agricultural research pay back through additional investments from state, local and private-sector...

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

$5 million grant addresses Southeastern water issues

By Paul Hollis Auburn is joining with three other Southeastern universities in a $5 million research effort to help ensure water for agricultural production while maintaining healthy rivers and springs. The project—funded by a five-year grant from the United States...

Auburn’s Youssef recognized for catfish research

Auburn’s Youssef recognized for catfish research

The award recognizes Youssef’s abstract, “Effect of combined transgenic channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus growth hormone (GH) and their siblings on growth rate of channel catfish in earthen ponds,” which summarizes her research on the growth performance of male and female transgenic channel catfish growth hormone (GH) cDNA and their full siblings in earthen ponds at different ages.

New peanut variety is first of its kind for Auburn

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.