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Auburn entomologist receives grant for anti-mosquito material

By Paul Hollis / Jul 30, 2020 9:01:15 AM John Beckmann, assistant professor in the College of Agriculture’s Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, has been awarded $868,145 by the state of Alabama to develop a lightweight material that blocks mosquito bites...

Two College of Agriculture faculty members receive NSF Early Career awards totaling more than $1.4 million

By Paul Hollis / Apr 14, 2020 1:50:06 PM Auburn University, Faculty, College of Agriculture, News For the first time in the history of Auburn’s College of Agriculture, two faculty members have been selected for the prestigious National Science Foundation Faculty Early...
Crops tour celebrates 40 years of informing farmers

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.

Crops tour celebrates 40 years of informing farmers

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...

Crops tour celebrates 40 years of informing farmers

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...

Crops tour celebrates 40 years of informing farmers

Small farm, huge honor

by JAMIE CREAMER The location selected for this year’s grand UN World Food Day celebration in Kenya’s southernmost county of Kwale just goes to show, you never know who’s watching. The site is a 10-acre family farm in the destitute coastal village of Mabafweni. But...

Crops tour celebrates 40 years of informing farmers

Tennessee Valley Research and Extension Center hosts open house tour

by PAUL HOLLISThe Tennessee Valley Research and Extension Center in Belle Mina hosted an open house tour on July 19 to help inform state legislators and other leaders in agriculture about projects underway at the center. Participants also learned of Alabama...

Crops tour celebrates 40 years of informing farmers

Success, accelerated

by MARY CATHERINE GASTON Meet Caixing Xiong, seemingly typical Auburn student. Her favorite building on campus is the Student Rec Center. She loves Auburn football and adores Cam Newton. If you passed her on the Haley Concourse, you’d never know that, in fact, she is...

Crops tour celebrates 40 years of informing farmers

The Season earns top honors in national magazine competition

The Season, the official magazine of the Auburn University College of Agriculture, garnered first-place honors this week at the National Agriculture Alumni and Development Association’s awards competition. The award was presented in the magazine competition category...

Crops tour celebrates 40 years of informing farmers

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.

Crops tour celebrates 40 years of informing farmers

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...

Crops tour celebrates 40 years of informing farmers

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...

Crops tour celebrates 40 years of informing farmers

Small farm, huge honor

by JAMIE CREAMER The location selected for this year’s grand UN World Food Day celebration in Kenya’s southernmost county of Kwale just goes to show, you never know who’s watching. The site is a 10-acre family farm in the destitute coastal village of Mabafweni. But...

Crops tour celebrates 40 years of informing farmers

Tennessee Valley Research and Extension Center hosts open house tour

by PAUL HOLLISThe Tennessee Valley Research and Extension Center in Belle Mina hosted an open house tour on July 19 to help inform state legislators and other leaders in agriculture about projects underway at the center. Participants also learned of Alabama...

Crops tour celebrates 40 years of informing farmers

Success, accelerated

by MARY CATHERINE GASTON Meet Caixing Xiong, seemingly typical Auburn student. Her favorite building on campus is the Student Rec Center. She loves Auburn football and adores Cam Newton. If you passed her on the Haley Concourse, you’d never know that, in fact, she is...

Crops tour celebrates 40 years of informing farmers

The Season earns top honors in national magazine competition

The Season, the official magazine of the Auburn University College of Agriculture, garnered first-place honors this week at the National Agriculture Alumni and Development Association’s awards competition. The award was presented in the magazine competition category...