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Kylie Weis: genetically engineering the future

By Bethanie Hartzog Kylie Weis has no doubt in her mind about why she chose applied biotechnology as her major at Auburn University. She believes other students should take the time to look at the major as well. "Applied biotechnology is using the tools of nature to...

Using poultry wastewater to irrigate crops

As freshwater supplies become increasingly limited and the world’s population continues to grow, Auburn University College of Agriculture researchers are working on ways to find and utilize alternative water resources for irrigating crops. “One proven source that can...

USDA funds biosystems professor’s alternative use for farm wastewater

By Jeremy Henderson / Jul 23, 2020 9:29:30 AM Auburn University, Faculty, News Brendan Higgins is doing his part to make sure nothing in this world goes to waste. Not even waste.  The USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture recently funded the assistant...
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...

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

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

$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...

Fasina to lead Department of Biosystems Engineering at Auburn

Fasina to lead Department of Biosystems Engineering at Auburn

“Dr. Fasina’s background in research, teaching and academic administration makes him an ideal fit for this position,” Patterson said. “He has advanced the research programs of his department and the college in excellent ways through his previous roles, and his extensive professional and academic work outside of Auburn have given him a depth of experience that will be valuable.

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...

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

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

$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...

Fasina to lead Department of Biosystems Engineering at Auburn

Fasina to lead Department of Biosystems Engineering at Auburn

“Dr. Fasina’s background in research, teaching and academic administration makes him an ideal fit for this position,” Patterson said. “He has advanced the research programs of his department and the college in excellent ways through his previous roles, and his extensive professional and academic work outside of Auburn have given him a depth of experience that will be valuable.