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Just Plain[s] Special

By Mary Catherine Gaston / Jan 7, 2020 2:54:08 PM Feature Animal and dairy sciences alumnus plays a valuable part in the unique place he’s chosen to call home Plains, Georgia, is a special place. Of course, the whole world knows Plains as the home of America’s 39th...

Dunham, Muntifering merit prestigious 2019 Faculty Awards at Auburn

By Jamie Creamer / Oct 1, 2019 3:57:49 PM News Veteran College of Agriculture faculty members Rex Dunham and Russ Muntifering have been announced as 2019 recipients of two of Auburn University’s highest faculty awards. Dunham, Alumni Professor in the School of...

Beneficial bacteria eyed as alternative to nitrogen on bermudagrass hay

By Paul Hollis / Jul 1, 2019 4:40:55 PM Feature Researchers and extension specialists in Auburn’s College of Agriculture are joining forces on a project that could provide a fertilizer alternative to Alabama livestock producers currently using synthetic nitrogen on...
Auburn College of Agriculture salutes alumni of the year

Auburn College of Agriculture salutes alumni of the year

Eight successful professionals who hold academic degrees from Auburn University’s College of Agriculture are the college’s 2019 Outstanding Alumni Award winners. The honorees include one college-wide Distinguished Alumnus Award recipient and seven individuals who...

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 College of Agriculture salutes alumni of the year

Auburn College of Ag, AAES present 2018 faculty, staff awards

Nineteen Auburn College of Agriculture and Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station faculty who collectively secured more than $11.8 million in research funding in the past fiscal year were among the 32 honorees in the college’s 2018 faculty and staff awards program in...

2018 beef cattle conference set Aug. 18 in Auburn

2018 beef cattle conference set Aug. 18 in Auburn

Cow-calf producers across the state will gain valuable insight on how to overcome challenges in the cattle business during the Auburn University Department of Animal Sciences’ 2018 Beef Cattle Conference Saturday, Aug. 18, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., at the Ham Wilson Livestock Arena at 650 S. Donahue Drive in Auburn.

Auburn trustees OK new equine barn, final Miller Center phases

In actions that will strengthen two College of Agriculture academic and research programs, Auburn University’s Board of Trustees has cleared the way for construction to begin on a new, $2.9 million equine barn at the Auburn Horse Center on Wire Road and given the go-ahead for the final four phases of the Charles C. Miller Jr. Poultry Research and Education Center in north Auburn. The board approved both items at its November meeting in Auburn.

Auburn College of Agriculture salutes alumni of the year

New AAES grant program addresses critical agricultural needs

By Paul Hollis Long-term research is vital to the future of U.S. production agriculture, but farmers can’t always afford to wait for solutions to their most pressing problems. That’s why a new Auburn University funding program is providing shorter-term grants that...

Auburn College of Agriculture salutes alumni of the year

New teaching garden to strengthen ag's on-campus presence

By Jamie Creamer The College of Agriculture has launched a project to establish a highly productive, on-campus teaching garden that will give greater visibility to active agricultural fieldwork at Auburn and enhance the legacy of the historic Old Rotation. Faculty...

Auburn College of Agriculture salutes alumni of the year

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 College of Agriculture salutes alumni of the year

Auburn College of Agriculture salutes alumni of the year

Eight successful professionals who hold academic degrees from Auburn University’s College of Agriculture are the college’s 2019 Outstanding Alumni Award winners. The honorees include one college-wide Distinguished Alumnus Award recipient and seven individuals who...

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 College of Agriculture salutes alumni of the year

Auburn College of Ag, AAES present 2018 faculty, staff awards

Nineteen Auburn College of Agriculture and Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station faculty who collectively secured more than $11.8 million in research funding in the past fiscal year were among the 32 honorees in the college’s 2018 faculty and staff awards program in...

2018 beef cattle conference set Aug. 18 in Auburn

2018 beef cattle conference set Aug. 18 in Auburn

Cow-calf producers across the state will gain valuable insight on how to overcome challenges in the cattle business during the Auburn University Department of Animal Sciences’ 2018 Beef Cattle Conference Saturday, Aug. 18, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., at the Ham Wilson Livestock Arena at 650 S. Donahue Drive in Auburn.

Auburn trustees OK new equine barn, final Miller Center phases

In actions that will strengthen two College of Agriculture academic and research programs, Auburn University’s Board of Trustees has cleared the way for construction to begin on a new, $2.9 million equine barn at the Auburn Horse Center on Wire Road and given the go-ahead for the final four phases of the Charles C. Miller Jr. Poultry Research and Education Center in north Auburn. The board approved both items at its November meeting in Auburn.

Auburn College of Agriculture salutes alumni of the year

New AAES grant program addresses critical agricultural needs

By Paul Hollis Long-term research is vital to the future of U.S. production agriculture, but farmers can’t always afford to wait for solutions to their most pressing problems. That’s why a new Auburn University funding program is providing shorter-term grants that...

Auburn College of Agriculture salutes alumni of the year

New teaching garden to strengthen ag's on-campus presence

By Jamie Creamer The College of Agriculture has launched a project to establish a highly productive, on-campus teaching garden that will give greater visibility to active agricultural fieldwork at Auburn and enhance the legacy of the historic Old Rotation. Faculty...

Auburn College of Agriculture salutes alumni of the year

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...