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Bumpers College Showing Environmental Film Rancher, Farmer, Fisherman for all U of A Students

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

The film tells stories of individuals dedicated to feeding the world while stewarding natural resources, and will be shown at 6 p.m. Friday in Leland Tollett Auditorium of the John W. Tyson Building.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences Agriculture Events Outreach

John Clark Wins National Plant Breeders Association Impact Award

Thursday, August 17, 2017

John R. Clark, Distinguished Professor of horticulture, is the sixth recipient of the Plant Breeding Award since it was initiated in 2012 and the first winner in fruit breeding.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences Agriculture Awards Research & Innovation Horticulture

Bumpers College's Caillouet Receives Arkansas Flower and Garden Scholarship

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Olivia Caillouet, a graduate student in agricultural and extension education, was recently awarded a scholarship by the Arkansas Flower and Garden Show.

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

Research Team Explores Impact of Climate Change on Future of Fresh Fruits and Vegetables

Monday, August 14, 2017

A variety of environmental problems threaten the world's supply of fresh fruits and vegetables. Marty Matlock and Greg Thoma are part of a team of researchers exploring this problem.

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

Cooler Than Average Temperatures Boost Primocane Blackberry Crop

Friday, August 11, 2017

Unusually mild temperatures in June and much of July yielded a bonus in the primocane blackberry plots at the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture's Fruit Research Station.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences Agriculture Research & Innovation Plant Science

Shoulders in Agricultural Education Earns NACTA National Educator Award

Tuesday, August 08, 2017

Kate Shoulders, associate professor of agricultural education, has been honored with the national Educator Award by the North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences Agriculture Awards Agricultural Education, Communications and Technology

Researchers Add Gene Editing to Rice Research Toolbox

Friday, August 04, 2017

Rice scientists are developing advanced gene editing tools for the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture crop breeding toolbox.

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

Participants Needed for Study on Mobile Device Use and Habits

Thursday, August 03, 2017

A Department of Food Science study is seeking 50 to 100 volunteers who use a personal mobile device with a touchscreen on a daily basis.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences Studies Food Science

Poultry Science Students, Faculty Receive Awards, Honors at Poultry Science Association Meeting

Monday, July 31, 2017

Students and faculty of the U of A Poultry Science Department received prestigious awards at the 2017 Poultry Science Association annual meeting Billy Hargis was elected second vice president.

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