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Mariannah Harding earns master’s in horticulture at 18

As 18-year-old Mariannah Harding straightened her master’s regalia on Samford Lawn, she reflected on the days she worked in Auburn University’s most iconic building. “I watered the plants in Samford Hall,” she said. “I remember looking outside, watching students take...

Rooftop garden provides unparalleled learning environment

You’ve heard of farm-to-fork restaurants. At Auburn, we offer rooftop to fork, and it’s only an elevator ride away. Atop the Tony and Libba Rane Culinary Science Center, adjacent to Ag Hill on the Auburn campus, lies an entirely edible rooftop garden operated by...
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...

Auburn College of Agriculture salutes alumni of the year

Auburn College of Agriculture salutes alumni of the year

PHOTO: The Auburn University College of Agriculture's 2019 Alumni Award recipients included, from left, Bryan Word, Shannon Weaver, Mike Leonard, Alice McLaughlin, Dr. Calvin Johnson, Annette Bitto, John Woodruff and Johnny Grace. Eight successful professionals 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...

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...

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...

Auburn College of Agriculture salutes alumni of the year

Auburn College of Agriculture salutes alumni of the year

PHOTO: The Auburn University College of Agriculture's 2019 Alumni Award recipients included, from left, Bryan Word, Shannon Weaver, Mike Leonard, Alice McLaughlin, Dr. Calvin Johnson, Annette Bitto, John Woodruff and Johnny Grace. Eight successful professionals 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...

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...