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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...

Research to quantify loss of metals in fields with poultry litter

By Paul Hollis / Aug 3, 2020 8:30:00 AM While poultry manure has served as a convenient and inexpensive fertilizer source for many Alabama farmers, little is known about where those nutrients and minerals go once they pass through the soil.  Of special interest...

PAR grants program yields big results, quick turnarounds

By Paul Hollis / Jun 23, 2020 3:21:41 PM College of Agriculture, Feature Unique for its quick results and Alabama-specific focus, Auburn’s Production Agriculture Research (PAR) grants program — funded by the Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station — is helping the...
Study shows undergrad research experiences benefit students and society

Study shows undergrad research experiences benefit students and society

College students who participate in hands-on, faculty-mentored research en route to their bachelor’s degrees cite multiple personal and professional benefits the experience delivers, from strengthening their time-management, critical-thinking and communication skills to developing one-on-one connections with distinguished faculty.

New peanut variety is first of its kind for Auburn

New peanut variety is first of its kind for Auburn

Auburn University might be relatively new to the peanut breeding business, but its just-released runner peanut variety is already winning accolades for its high yields, resistance to disease and healthy traits. The new release is the product of a peanut breeding program operated jointly by the Department of Crop, Soil and Environmental Sciences and USDA’s National Peanut Research Lab.

Study shows undergrad research experiences benefit students and society

Study shows undergrad research experiences benefit students and society

College students who participate in hands-on, faculty-mentored research en route to their bachelor’s degrees cite multiple personal and professional benefits the experience delivers, from strengthening their time-management, critical-thinking and communication skills to developing one-on-one connections with distinguished faculty.

New peanut variety is first of its kind for Auburn

New peanut variety is first of its kind for Auburn

Auburn University might be relatively new to the peanut breeding business, but its just-released runner peanut variety is already winning accolades for its high yields, resistance to disease and healthy traits. The new release is the product of a peanut breeding program operated jointly by the Department of Crop, Soil and Environmental Sciences and USDA’s National Peanut Research Lab.