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Just Plain[s] Special

By Mary Catherine Gaston / Jan 7, 2020 2:54:08 PM Feature Animal and dairy sciences alumnus plays a valuable part in the unique place he’s chosen to call home Plains, Georgia, is a special place. Of course, the whole world knows Plains as the home of America’s 39th...

Ph.D. graduate’s classification study is first of aphid-like insect in more than 100 years

By Mitch Emmons A recent doctoral graduate in the College of Agriculture's entomology program has completed the first scientific classification and identification study of a group of insects, phylloxerans – an insect similar to an aphid – that has been undertaken in...
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...

Stranger than fiction: Fisheries alum, specialist writes what he knows in debut novel

Stranger than fiction: Fisheries alum, specialist writes what he knows in debut novel

When Gregory Whitis began his undergraduate studies in zoology at Iowa State University in the mid-’70s, he had no idea there was such a place as Auburn University; he had never heard the word “aquaculture”; and the idea of one day living in the Deep South for sure had never entered his mind. And catfish farming? Was that a joke?

Rosa Cantrell – Agricultural Communications Almuni

Rosa Cantrell – Agricultural Communications Almuni

HIGHLIGHTS Education: Agricultural Communications Graduation: 2010 Current Position: Real Estate Assistant, Berkshire Hathaway HomeService Preferred Real Estate Current Location: Auburn, AL WHAT ARE YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES? Rosa is earning her real estate license, shows...

Mike Rowe

Mike Rowe

Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology Alumni CURRENT POSITION President and CEO of Precision Kia of Wesley Chapel President and CEO of Gulf Coast Turf and Tractor, LLC CURRENT LOCATION Tampa, Florida ABOUT MIKE Mike chose to study agricultural business 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...

Stranger than fiction: Fisheries alum, specialist writes what he knows in debut novel

Stranger than fiction: Fisheries alum, specialist writes what he knows in debut novel

When Gregory Whitis began his undergraduate studies in zoology at Iowa State University in the mid-’70s, he had no idea there was such a place as Auburn University; he had never heard the word “aquaculture”; and the idea of one day living in the Deep South for sure had never entered his mind. And catfish farming? Was that a joke?

Rosa Cantrell – Agricultural Communications Almuni

Rosa Cantrell – Agricultural Communications Almuni

HIGHLIGHTS Education: Agricultural Communications Graduation: 2010 Current Position: Real Estate Assistant, Berkshire Hathaway HomeService Preferred Real Estate Current Location: Auburn, AL WHAT ARE YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES? Rosa is earning her real estate license, shows...

Mike Rowe

Mike Rowe

Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology Alumni CURRENT POSITION President and CEO of Precision Kia of Wesley Chapel President and CEO of Gulf Coast Turf and Tractor, LLC CURRENT LOCATION Tampa, Florida ABOUT MIKE Mike chose to study agricultural business and...