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Kannan named head of Auburn poultry science department

Kannan named head of Auburn poultry science department

Auburn University has named Govind Kannan as its head for the Department of Poultry Science and director of the Charles C. Miller Poultry Research and Education Center, effective June 1. Kannan currently serves as Fort Valley State University’s vice president for...

Wells named Botts Endowed Professor

Wells named Botts Endowed Professor

Auburn University has awarded Daniel Wells, associate professor of horticulture, with its Elbert A. and Barbara L. Botts Endowed Professorship, effective this month. The appointment is for 33 months, January 2024-September 2026. Wells has served at Auburn since 2014,...

French brings reimagined faculty position to life 

French brings reimagined faculty position to life 

New Professor of Practice for Youth Livestock Programs started June 2023 Sarah-Jane French is someone who believes everything happens for a reason.  A new faculty member in the Department of Animal Science within the Auburn University College of Agriculture, she...

Livestock judging team adds to long tradition at Auburn

Livestock judging team adds to long tradition at Auburn

By Mike Jernigan Imagine, if you will, the mental stress and intensity of a formal student debate, but with cattle, pigs, sheep and goats both as the audience and the topic of discussion. Sound like a chapter from George Orwell’s Animal Farm? It’s not. Instead,...

Horticulture faculty bring diverse skills to rooftop garden

Horticulture faculty bring diverse skills to rooftop garden

By Taylor Edwards and Kristen Bowman What do you get when you combine horticulture and artistry? Take a stroll through the 4,400-square-foot garden atop the Tony and Libba Rane Culinary Science Center, and you have your answer. Two particularly special minds are...

The Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station celebrates 140 years

The Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station celebrates 140 years

“Agricultural experiments will be carried on in connection with the college farm and garden to such an extent as may be necessary for the requirement of instruction, and the means at command.” -Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical College Catalog 1872-73 The founders...

Brodbeck family has Auburn, Guatemala, coffee in their blood

Brodbeck family has Auburn, Guatemala, coffee in their blood

By Mike Jernigan If die-hard Auburn fans truly bleed orange and blue, then few families’ blood likely features more of the Tiger colors than the Brodbeck clan, whose immediate family features seven Auburn graduates. But a blood test would also show another liquid...

Professor Profile: Leanne Dillard

Professor Profile: Leanne Dillard

The Road Back: Leanne Dillard shares her agriculture story By Justin Miller A desire to work in agriculture is something that many people have from an early age. But the story of Leanne Dillard is quite different. Early in her life, she wanted nothing to do with...

International interns study novel growth systems at Auburn

International interns study novel growth systems at Auburn

It’s become a bit of a tradition. Each summer, some of the best and brightest students at EARTH University in Costa Rica travel to Auburn to study and conduct research with the Auburn Aquaponics Project at the E.W. Shell Fisheries Center. In 2022, those students were...

Alabama Extension tackles critical issues in inaugural lecture

Alabama Extension tackles critical issues in inaugural lecture

Experts in agriculture, the environment and nutrition will address critical topics impacting Alabama communities Thursday, Oct. 26, as part the Alabama Cooperative Extension System’s Extension Week activities. The lecture, “Sustaining Life: Exploring the Future of...

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Kannan named head of Auburn poultry science department

Kannan named head of Auburn poultry science department

Auburn University has named Govind Kannan as its head for the Department of Poultry Science and director of the Charles C. Miller Poultry Research and Education Center, effective June 1. Kannan currently serves as Fort Valley State University’s vice president for...

Wells named Botts Endowed Professor

Wells named Botts Endowed Professor

Auburn University has awarded Daniel Wells, associate professor of horticulture, with its Elbert A. and Barbara L. Botts Endowed Professorship, effective this month. The appointment is for 33 months, January 2024-September 2026. Wells has served at Auburn since 2014,...

French brings reimagined faculty position to life 

French brings reimagined faculty position to life 

New Professor of Practice for Youth Livestock Programs started June 2023 Sarah-Jane French is someone who believes everything happens for a reason.  A new faculty member in the Department of Animal Science within the Auburn University College of Agriculture, she...

Livestock judging team adds to long tradition at Auburn

Livestock judging team adds to long tradition at Auburn

By Mike Jernigan Imagine, if you will, the mental stress and intensity of a formal student debate, but with cattle, pigs, sheep and goats both as the audience and the topic of discussion. Sound like a chapter from George Orwell’s Animal Farm? It’s not. Instead,...

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