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Auburn entomologist seeks alternatives for urban pesticide use

By Jacqueline Kochak More than 80 percent of Americans live in expanding urban areas, and suburbanites are still craving greenspace as farmland gives way to housing developments and big-box stores.  The problem is that proud homeowners use significantly more...

College of Agriculture students win big in specialty competitions

Students in three College of Agriculture departments performed well in regional, national and international competitions this spring. A team from the Department of Horticulture placed first in its size group (10-24 students) in the 45th National Collegiate Landscape...
U.S. beekeepers lose four of every 10 managed colonies in 2017-18

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...

U.S. beekeepers lose four of every 10 managed colonies in 2017-18

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...

The Bee's Knees

The Bee's Knees

An entomologist whose most recent findings as a senior research associate at Switzerland’s University of Bern suggest that two widely used pesticides act as unintended contraceptives in male honey bees has joined the Auburn University College of Agriculture as assistant professor of insect pollination and apiculture in the Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology.

10 Auburn College of Agriculture graduates win 2017 Alumni Awards

10 Auburn College of Agriculture graduates win 2017 Alumni Awards

Ten successful professionals who hold academic degrees from Auburn University’s College of Agriculture have been selected as the college’s most outstanding alumni for 2017. The 10 include the recipient of the 2017 Alumni Service Award and nine Alumni Award winners who were chosen by and represent the academic units and programs from which they earned their degrees.

U.S. beekeepers lose four of every 10 managed colonies in 2017-18

Agricultural alumni group honors five for contributions

The Auburn University Agricultural Alumni Association will honor five men who have had a major impact on Alabama agriculture when it hosts the 2017 Alabama Agriculture Hall of Honor banquet Feb. 9 at the Auburn Marriott Opelika Hotel and Conference Center. The five...

U.S. beekeepers lose four of every 10 managed colonies in 2017-18

Fadamiro named associate dean for research, associate director of AAES

Henry Fadamiro has been tapped to serve as associate dean for research in Auburn University’s College of Agriculture and as associate director of the Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station, effective Jan. 1, 2017. He has served as the college’s assistant dean and...

U.S. beekeepers lose four of every 10 managed colonies in 2017-18

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...

U.S. beekeepers lose four of every 10 managed colonies in 2017-18

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...

The Bee's Knees

The Bee's Knees

An entomologist whose most recent findings as a senior research associate at Switzerland’s University of Bern suggest that two widely used pesticides act as unintended contraceptives in male honey bees has joined the Auburn University College of Agriculture as assistant professor of insect pollination and apiculture in the Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology.

10 Auburn College of Agriculture graduates win 2017 Alumni Awards

10 Auburn College of Agriculture graduates win 2017 Alumni Awards

Ten successful professionals who hold academic degrees from Auburn University’s College of Agriculture have been selected as the college’s most outstanding alumni for 2017. The 10 include the recipient of the 2017 Alumni Service Award and nine Alumni Award winners who were chosen by and represent the academic units and programs from which they earned their degrees.

U.S. beekeepers lose four of every 10 managed colonies in 2017-18

Agricultural alumni group honors five for contributions

The Auburn University Agricultural Alumni Association will honor five men who have had a major impact on Alabama agriculture when it hosts the 2017 Alabama Agriculture Hall of Honor banquet Feb. 9 at the Auburn Marriott Opelika Hotel and Conference Center. The five...

U.S. beekeepers lose four of every 10 managed colonies in 2017-18

Fadamiro named associate dean for research, associate director of AAES

Henry Fadamiro has been tapped to serve as associate dean for research in Auburn University’s College of Agriculture and as associate director of the Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station, effective Jan. 1, 2017. He has served as the college’s assistant dean and...