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Lamb Watch Offers Hands-On Experience for Students

Thursday, March 02, 2017

Jason Apple's Sheep Production class allows students the opportunity to step out of the classroom and into a real world farming and veterinary situation.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences Agriculture Animal Science

U of A Horticulture Turf Bowl Team Places 13th in National GCSAA Competition

Thursday, March 02, 2017

The team consists of Kyle Livesay, Austin Pettit, Patrick Smith and Thomas Walton, all turfgrass management students in the Bumpers College Department of Horticulture.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences Agriculture Horticulture

U of A Hospitality Program's SMASH Fundraising Event on March 11

Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Deadline to purchase tickets for the eighth annual fine dining event is Friday, March 3.  

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences Entertainment Events Food & Nutrition Giving Human Environment

Apparel Merchandising Student Callahan Earns WIT Scholarship for My Life As Doll Project

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

India Callahan, a senior apparel merchandising and product development student, has earned a Women in Toys scholarship after creating and designing an outfit sold on My Life As dolls by Walmart.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences Others Awards Human Environment School of Human Environmental Sciences

Graduate Student Hopes to Help Farmers Save Water and Energy With Modified Irrigation System

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Vaishali Kandpal is evaluating a variable-flow tail-water recovery pump to help reduce loss of irrigation water from furrows.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences Graduate School Agriculture Natural Environment Research & Innovation

Karen Lindsay, Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness Master's Student, Completes Thesis Defense

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Karen Lindsay, a graduate student in agricultural economics and agribusiness, successfully defended her thesis titled "Decision Support for Palmer Amaranth Weed Control." 

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences Graduate School Agriculture Research & Innovation Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness

Students Create 'Nice Rice' Product During Hampton Creek Fellowship

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

An interdisciplinary team of students created a low-cost, nutritious rice product with a plan for distribution in parts of Arkansas.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences Food & Nutrition Health Human Environment Outreach Research & Innovation

Poultry Science Students Attend International Production and Processing Expo

Monday, February 20, 2017

Students from the U of A's Department of Poultry Science recently attended the 2017 International Production and Processing Expo at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences Agriculture Events Poultry Science

Three U of A Students Earn Steele-Croxton Memorial Scholarships

Friday, February 17, 2017

Annual scholarship is presented by the Beaver Water District Board of Directors to U of A students preparing for careers related to water.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences College of Engineering Agriculture Engineering Natural Environment Sustainability

U of A and A-State Create Transfer Degree Program for Poultry Science

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Bumpers College’s Department of Poultry Science has created a second MOU with a state university to focus on poultry industry needs.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences Others Agriculture Education AFLS-Poultry Sciences
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