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Graduate Student Hopes to Help Farmers Save Water and Energy With Modified Irrigation System
Vaishali Kandpal is evaluating a variable-flow tail-water recovery pump to help reduce loss of irrigation water from furrows.
Karen Lindsay, Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness Master's Student, Completes Thesis Defense
Karen Lindsay, a graduate student in agricultural economics and agribusiness, successfully defended her thesis titled "Decision Support for Palmer Amaranth Weed Control."
Students Create 'Nice Rice' Product During Hampton Creek Fellowship
An interdisciplinary team of students created a low-cost, nutritious rice product with a plan for distribution in parts of Arkansas.
Poultry Science Students Attend International Production and Processing Expo
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.
Deadline for Submitting to Discovery Journal Is May 2
Discovery, the undergraduate research journal of the Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences, is inviting submissions for the Fall 2017 issue (Vol. 18).
Three U of A Students Earn Steele-Croxton Memorial Scholarships
Annual scholarship is presented by the Beaver Water District Board of Directors to U of A students preparing for careers related to water.
U of A and A-State Create Transfer Degree Program for Poultry Science
Bumpers College’s Department of Poultry Science has created a second MOU with a state university to focus on poultry industry needs.
U of A Doctoral Student Wins Award at International Research Conference
Chirag Gupta, a cell and molecular biology doctoral student, recently won the Scherago International Student Travel Grant Award at the International Plant and Animal Genome conference.
Lanier Nalley, Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness Professor, Wins SAEA Teaching Award
Lanier Nalley, associate professor of agricultural economics and agribusinesss, teaches the upper-level course AGEC 4163 Agriculture and Rural Development at the university.
Horticulture Students Win Awards at Southern ASHS Meeting; U of A Freshman Named President
Melinda Yin won first place in the graduate student paper oral presentation competition, and freshman Kelsey Brazelton was named president-elect of the ASHS Association of Collegiate Branches.