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Professor Profile: Leanne Dillard

The Road Back: Leanne Dillard shares her agriculture story By Justin Miller A desire to work in agriculture is something that many people have from an early age. But the story of Leanne Dillard is quite different. Early in her life, she wanted nothing to do with...

Potential seen for drone-spraying in agricultural fields

While drones were initially used in agriculture primarily for collecting crop and field-condition data, Auburn University researcher Steve Li is leading an effort to explore how the small, remotely piloted aircraft can be used to apply pesticides and other farm...

Building a better peanut plant

Auburn researchers look for drought tolerance The old adage of not being able to control the weather might be true, but Auburn researchers are looking for ways to at least mitigate the effects of drought on peanut production. The American Peanut Council has identified...