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Auburn’s PAR grants cover the gamut of state’s agriculture

From exploring the viability of new crops such as hemp and grapes to protecting traditional crops such as peanuts and cotton, the College of Agriculture’s Production Agriculture Research, or PAR grants program, is working to provide immediate solutions...

Carolyn Robinson named a Distinguished Educator

Associate Professor Carolyn Robinson was recently named the 2020 recipient of the J. Creighton Miller, Jr. Distinguished Educator Award for the Southern Region from the American Society for Horticultural Science. The award recognizes an educator with a distinguished...

Auburn Horticulture Club wins top honors at American Society of Horticultural Sciences’ regional meeting

For the second year in a row, the Auburn University Horticulture Club took home the Outstanding Club Award at the Southern Region of the American Society of Horticultural Sciences’ annual meeting in Louisville, Kentucky. Six Auburn students attended the conference and...
USDA chief scientist, Auburn alum presents Fall York Lecture Sept. 26

USDA chief scientist, Auburn alum presents Fall York Lecture Sept. 26

The Auburn University College of Agriculture’s E.T. York Distinguished Lecturer Series will present U.S. Department of Agriculture Deputy Undersecretary Scott Hutchins as the Fall 2019 York Lecturer Thursday, Sept. 26, in Auburn. In the lecture, set for 4 p.m. in the...

Dougherty, aquaponics team among sustainability award winners

Dougherty, aquaponics team among sustainability award winners

The College of Agriculture was represented well in the Auburn University Office of Sustainability’s recent 2019 Spirit of Sustainability Awards ceremony, with wins at the group, faculty, staff and student levels. The Auburn University Aquaponics Project was presented...

Dougherty, aquaponics team among sustainability award winners

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...

Two in horticulture merit national awards

Mahnaz Kargar, a Department of Horticulture doctoral candidate working under the direction of professor Floyd Woods, won a second-place U.P. Hedrick Award during competition held as part of the American Pomological Society’s 2018 annual meeting in Washington, D.C.

College inks ag science agreement with Snead State

A formal agreement that top Auburn University, College of Agriculture and Snead State Community College administrators have signed guarantees that Snead State students who meet Auburn’s transfer-student admission requirements are accepted into the agricultural science...

USDA chief scientist, Auburn alum presents Fall York Lecture Sept. 26

USDA chief scientist, Auburn alum presents Fall York Lecture Sept. 26

The Auburn University College of Agriculture’s E.T. York Distinguished Lecturer Series will present U.S. Department of Agriculture Deputy Undersecretary Scott Hutchins as the Fall 2019 York Lecturer Thursday, Sept. 26, in Auburn. In the lecture, set for 4 p.m. in the...

Dougherty, aquaponics team among sustainability award winners

Dougherty, aquaponics team among sustainability award winners

The College of Agriculture was represented well in the Auburn University Office of Sustainability’s recent 2019 Spirit of Sustainability Awards ceremony, with wins at the group, faculty, staff and student levels. The Auburn University Aquaponics Project was presented...

Dougherty, aquaponics team among sustainability award winners

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...

Two in horticulture merit national awards

Mahnaz Kargar, a Department of Horticulture doctoral candidate working under the direction of professor Floyd Woods, won a second-place U.P. Hedrick Award during competition held as part of the American Pomological Society’s 2018 annual meeting in Washington, D.C.

College inks ag science agreement with Snead State

A formal agreement that top Auburn University, College of Agriculture and Snead State Community College administrators have signed guarantees that Snead State students who meet Auburn’s transfer-student admission requirements are accepted into the agricultural science...