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Two faculty members appointed to College of Agriculture professorships

By Kristen Bowman / Aug 11, 2020 8:00:00 AM Faculty, College of Agriculture, News Two Auburn University College of Agriculture professors were recently named to two important professorships within the college. Dr. Elina Coneva was appointed to the William A. Jr. and...
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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...

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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...

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First Auburn/AAES–Cuba grants support research collaborations

AUBURN, Ala.— Six research projects that aim to encourage and advance academic collaborations between Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station researchers at Auburn University and scientists at Cuban agricultural universities and research centers are underway, funded...

Spring planting time

Spring planting time

Farmers throughout Alabama and the Southeast are gearing up for another spring planting season, with expectations running high for more favorable weather conditions and improved commodity prices compared to this past year. A sure sign that it’s planting time is the release of the USDA Prospective Plantings Report in late March—the first indication of what farmers are considering for the coming season.

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Technology ensures food safety, from farm to table

by PAUL HOLLIS Imagine a day when a farmer can stand in a field, wave a handheld device over a tomato and detect pathogens immediately, potentially saving lives and billions of dollars. That day might not be far off, thanks to research being conducted by the Alabama...

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College's spring magazine in mailboxes soon

A College of Agriculture alumnus who’s hit the ground running as the college’s new dean and Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station director. An Auburn poultry science freshman/entrepreneur who’s burning up the highway with his menagerie of party animals. An alum and...

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Auburn Ag Week 2016 set for March 28-April 1

AUBURN, Ala. –Activities ranging from a carnival to free biscuits on the concourse are on the schedule for the Auburn University College of Agriculture’s Ag Week 2016 celebration, set for March 28-April 1. The week will kick off Monday, March 28, when Auburn’s Block...

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Top scientist for nation's 'Feed the Future' to lecture March 31 in Auburn

The chief scientist for the nation’s efforts to solve global hunger and food insecurity will present a lecture, “The End of Hunger: from Vision to Reality,” in Auburn Thursday, March 31, at 4 p.m. in the Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center...

Fasina named interim associate dean for research and assistant director in agriculture

AUBURN, Ala.—Auburn University Alumni Professor and undergraduate program coordinator Oladiran Fasina has been named interim associate dean for research in the College of Agriculture and interim assistant director of the Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station...

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AAES high-yield initiative to consider economics, irrigation

Part 2by PAUL HOLLISWhile crops research being conducted by the Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station (AAES) is attempting to attain high yields with maximum inputs, economics also are being considered, with an eye toward ensuring cost efficiency for farmers.“We...

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Cultivating agriculture's future

Alumni mentoring program gives grads an opportunity to influence individuals and the industry by MARY CATHERINE GASTON Ask folks who have interacted with Grace Smith Ellis, and they will tell you that the 2006 Auburn College of Agriculture grad has got it together....

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Patterson named Auburn College of Agriculture dean, AAES director

AUBURN, Ala.— Auburn University alumnus Paul Patterson, who has served as associate dean for instruction in Auburn’s College of Agriculture for almost seven years, has been named dean of the college and director of the Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station,...

Appel honored for scientific leadership

Auburn University entomologist Arthur Appel, who most recently served as interim dean of the College of Agriculture and interim director of the Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station, has been recognized as a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of...

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AAES research aims to replicate top crop yields

Part 1  by PAUL HOLLIS “How high can crop yields go? Researchers at Auburn University’s Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station intend to find out just that with a new initiative that aims to replicate the outstanding yields being achieved by some of the nation’s top...

Success, accelerated

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...

Success, accelerated

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...

Success, accelerated

First Auburn/AAES–Cuba grants support research collaborations

AUBURN, Ala.— Six research projects that aim to encourage and advance academic collaborations between Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station researchers at Auburn University and scientists at Cuban agricultural universities and research centers are underway, funded...

Spring planting time

Spring planting time

Farmers throughout Alabama and the Southeast are gearing up for another spring planting season, with expectations running high for more favorable weather conditions and improved commodity prices compared to this past year. A sure sign that it’s planting time is the release of the USDA Prospective Plantings Report in late March—the first indication of what farmers are considering for the coming season.

Success, accelerated

Technology ensures food safety, from farm to table

by PAUL HOLLIS Imagine a day when a farmer can stand in a field, wave a handheld device over a tomato and detect pathogens immediately, potentially saving lives and billions of dollars. That day might not be far off, thanks to research being conducted by the Alabama...

Success, accelerated

College's spring magazine in mailboxes soon

A College of Agriculture alumnus who’s hit the ground running as the college’s new dean and Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station director. An Auburn poultry science freshman/entrepreneur who’s burning up the highway with his menagerie of party animals. An alum and...

Success, accelerated

Auburn Ag Week 2016 set for March 28-April 1

AUBURN, Ala. –Activities ranging from a carnival to free biscuits on the concourse are on the schedule for the Auburn University College of Agriculture’s Ag Week 2016 celebration, set for March 28-April 1. The week will kick off Monday, March 28, when Auburn’s Block...

Success, accelerated

Top scientist for nation's 'Feed the Future' to lecture March 31 in Auburn

The chief scientist for the nation’s efforts to solve global hunger and food insecurity will present a lecture, “The End of Hunger: from Vision to Reality,” in Auburn Thursday, March 31, at 4 p.m. in the Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center...

Fasina named interim associate dean for research and assistant director in agriculture

AUBURN, Ala.—Auburn University Alumni Professor and undergraduate program coordinator Oladiran Fasina has been named interim associate dean for research in the College of Agriculture and interim assistant director of the Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station...

Success, accelerated

AAES high-yield initiative to consider economics, irrigation

Part 2by PAUL HOLLISWhile crops research being conducted by the Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station (AAES) is attempting to attain high yields with maximum inputs, economics also are being considered, with an eye toward ensuring cost efficiency for farmers.“We...

Success, accelerated

Cultivating agriculture's future

Alumni mentoring program gives grads an opportunity to influence individuals and the industry by MARY CATHERINE GASTON Ask folks who have interacted with Grace Smith Ellis, and they will tell you that the 2006 Auburn College of Agriculture grad has got it together....

Success, accelerated

Patterson named Auburn College of Agriculture dean, AAES director

AUBURN, Ala.— Auburn University alumnus Paul Patterson, who has served as associate dean for instruction in Auburn’s College of Agriculture for almost seven years, has been named dean of the college and director of the Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station,...

Appel honored for scientific leadership

Auburn University entomologist Arthur Appel, who most recently served as interim dean of the College of Agriculture and interim director of the Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station, has been recognized as a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of...

Success, accelerated

AAES research aims to replicate top crop yields

Part 1  by PAUL HOLLIS “How high can crop yields go? Researchers at Auburn University’s Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station intend to find out just that with a new initiative that aims to replicate the outstanding yields being achieved by some of the nation’s top...