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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

Deadline for Submitting to Discovery Journal Is May 2

Monday, February 20, 2017

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).

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences Agriculture Human Environment Research & Innovation

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

U of A Doctoral Student Wins Award at International Research Conference

Thursday, February 16, 2017

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.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences Graduate School Agriculture Awards Research & Innovation Crop, Soil and Environmental Sciences

Lanier Nalley, Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness Professor, Wins SAEA Teaching Award

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Lanier Nalley, associate professor of agricultural economics and agribusinesss, teaches the upper-level course AGEC 4163 Agriculture and Rural Development at the university.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences Agriculture Awards Economic Development International Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness

Horticulture Students Win Awards at Southern ASHS Meeting; U of A Freshman Named President

Thursday, February 16, 2017

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.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences Agriculture Awards Events Horticulture
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