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Auburn ag students hosted Texas A&M peers

Auburn ag students hosted Texas A&M peers

By Taylor Edwards Friday Nov. 11, before the Auburn vs. Texas A&M football game, Ag Council and Ag Peer Mentors hosted a tailgate for members of Texas A&M’s COALS council and College of Agriculture students. The COALS council made the trip to Auburn to engage...

Walley elected vice president of national student organization

Walley elected vice president of national student organization

While in Baltimore attending the annual meeting of Students of Agronomy, Soils and Environmental Science (SASES), Jack Walley, a junior in environmental science at Auburn University, was elected to serve as the vice president of SASES for the 2023 year. SASES is a...

Starkey, Wilson recognized with Auburn Faculty Awards

Starkey, Wilson recognized with Auburn Faculty Awards

Faculty members Jessica Starkey and Alan Wilson of the Auburn University College of Agriculture were recognized with Auburn Faculty Awards at a banquet Nov. 17. Starkey, associate professor of poultry science, was one of three faculty members receiving an Alumni...

Soil Judging Team wins Southeastern Region Contest

Soil Judging Team wins Southeastern Region Contest

The Auburn University Soil Judging Team recently took home a big win. Oct.17-20, the team traveled to Clemson, South Carolina, to compete in the annual Southeastern Region Collegiate Soil Judging Contest, hosted by Clemson University. Joey Shaw, former professor in...

AAES launches new weather exchange

AAES launches new weather exchange

Even with the latest technology, predicting the weather can still be a guessing game at best. But with a new system recently launched by the Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station (AAES) at Auburn University, stakeholders can at least know the history of weather in...

Animal sciences department hosts foreign embassies for study tour

Animal sciences department hosts foreign embassies for study tour

The Auburn University Department of Animal Sciences hosted 12 foreign embassies for a study tour of beef cattle production systems in the Southeastern U.S. October 19-21. The delegation included representatives from Australia, Germany, France, Italy, Latvia, the...

Wilson receives Auburn’s highest faculty honor

Wilson receives Auburn’s highest faculty honor

Alan Wilson, a professor in the Auburn University School of Fisheries, Aquaculture and Aquatic Sciences, has been awarded the university’s Gerald and Emily Leischuck Endowed Presidential Award for Excellence in Teaching for 2022. The Leischuck Award is the highest...

Lecturer series bringing reproductive health researcher

Lecturer series bringing reproductive health researcher

By Vanna Dupree The E.T. York Distinguished Lecturer Series in the Auburn University College of Agriculture will host Thomas Spencer, a Curators’ Distinguished Professor at the University of Missouri, November 10 at 4 p.m. at the Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon...

Graduate Research Poster Showcase to be held Oct. 20

Graduate Research Poster Showcase to be held Oct. 20

Nearly 80 graduate students in the College of Agriculture at Auburn University will have the opportunity to showcase their research with industry professionals, faculty, staff and their peers at the fifth annual Graduate Research Poster Showcase from 1-5 p.m....

Alumni return for student-for-a-day experience

Alumni return for student-for-a-day experience

By Vanna Dupree For the first time, the College of Agriculture at Auburn University invited alumni to return to campus to experience a day in the life of an Auburn agriculture student once again. The Student-for-a-Day Alumni Experience invited guests to attend a...

Roof on the Rane

Roof on the Rane

The College of Agriculture at Auburn University proudly presents "Roof on the Rane" as part of its series of mini documentaries. Join us atop the roof of Auburn's latest and greatest building. The Tony and Libba Rane Culinary Science Center is a world-class...

Study explores plant-based meat alternatives buying habits

Study explores plant-based meat alternatives buying habits

A recent study led by Auburn University agricultural economists suggests that plant-based meat alternatives (PBMA) might be seen by consumers as a niche product rather than as an actual substitute for meat. “We realized there is very little information about how...

College of Agriculture hosts 43rd annual Ag Roundup

College of Agriculture hosts 43rd annual Ag Roundup

The 43rd annual Ag Roundup, hosted by the Auburn Agricultural Alumni Club and the College of Agriculture at Auburn University, will return to campus on Saturday, Sept. 24, offering a special opportunity for agriculture alumni and friends to gather for a day of...

Starkey, Wilson recognized with Auburn Faculty Awards

Starkey, Wilson recognized with Auburn Faculty Awards

Faculty members Jessica Starkey and Alan Wilson of the Auburn University College of Agriculture were recognized with Auburn Faculty Awards at a banquet Nov. 17. Starkey, associate professor of poultry science, was one of three faculty members receiving an Alumni...

Animal sciences department hosts foreign embassies for study tour

Animal sciences department hosts foreign embassies for study tour

The Auburn University Department of Animal Sciences hosted 12 foreign embassies for a study tour of beef cattle production systems in the Southeastern U.S. October 19-21. The delegation included representatives from Australia, Germany, France, Italy, Latvia, the...

Wilson receives Auburn’s highest faculty honor

Wilson receives Auburn’s highest faculty honor

Alan Wilson, a professor in the Auburn University School of Fisheries, Aquaculture and Aquatic Sciences, has been awarded the university’s Gerald and Emily Leischuck Endowed Presidential Award for Excellence in Teaching for 2022. The Leischuck Award is the highest...

Student named to national FFA officer team

Student named to national FFA officer team

A student in the Auburn University College of Agriculture who was a 2019-2020 Alabama state Future Farmers of America officer was selected as a member of the Nominating Committee for the 2022-2023 National Future Farmers of America officer team. Ka’Shiya McKinney is a...

Lecturer asks: What has ag research done for you?

Lecturer asks: What has ag research done for you?

What has agricultural research done for you? It’s a fair enough question, and one that many of us might have a problem answering. But the answers are numerous enough to fill a book or two, which is exactly what Gale Buchanan has done. Buchanan, who spent the first 21...

College of Agriculture hosts 43rd annual Ag Roundup

College of Agriculture hosts 43rd annual Ag Roundup

The 43rd annual Ag Roundup, hosted by the Auburn Agricultural Alumni Club and the College of Agriculture at Auburn University, will return to campus on Saturday, Sept. 24, offering a special opportunity for agriculture alumni and friends to gather for a day of...

Koebernick named to USDA Plant Variety Protection Board

Koebernick named to USDA Plant Variety Protection Board

Jenny Koebernick, associate professor in the Department of Crop, Soil & Environmental Sciences in the Auburn University College of Agriculture, has been appointed to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Plant Variety Protection Board. The Plant Variety Protection...

Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station announces new structure

Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station announces new structure

The Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station (AAES) at Auburn University has announced a new regional structure of its outlying units and operations. “The new regional organization structure is intended to focus more station-based personnel on research operations,”...

Faculty member receives NSF CAREER award to study flash drought

Faculty member receives NSF CAREER award to study flash drought

Di Tian, an assistant professor in the Auburn University College of Agriculture’s Department of Crop, Soil and Environmental Sciences, has been named a recipient of the National Science Foundation’s Faculty Early Career Development, or CAREER, Award. The CAREER...

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