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Horticulture, Food Science Students Win 20 Awards at Horticultural Science Meeting

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

U of A students from two departments in Bumpers College combined for 20 total awards at the recent meeting of the Southern Region American Society for Horticultural Science.

Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Agriculture Awards Events Department of Food Science Department of Horticulture

Horticulture's Carr, De Boer Honored for Presentations at National Conference

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Tyler Carr and Eric De Boer, graduate students in Bumpers College, did well in national competition with presentations on their research.

Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Graduate School Agriculture Awards Research and Innovation Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences Department of Horticulture

Student Nomination Lands Horticulture's McDonald on Minority Role Model List

Monday, September 23, 2019

Garry McDonald, clinical assistant professor in U of A's Department of Horticulture, Landscape and Turf Sciences, has been named a Minority Access National Role Model by Minority Access.

Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Agriculture Awards Points of Pride Department of Horticulture

Southern Soybean Breeders Meet to Compare Notes, Collaborate

Monday, September 09, 2019

Soybean breeders from across the South meet at Fayetteville to discuss how to make soybeans more than just a commodity, how to breed with consumers and end-users in mind.

Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Agriculture Research and Innovation Department of Horticulture Plant Science Program

McWhirt Named Among 40 under 40 by Horticulture Industry Magazines

Monday, August 05, 2019

Amanda McWhirt, extension commercial horticulture specialist for the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture has been named among the 2019 Fruit and Vegetable 40 Under 40.

Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Agriculture Awards Department of Horticulture

Arkansas Peach Wins First, Second Place in Premier Alabama Festival

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Mark Knight wasn't even considering entering a white-fleshed peach in the Chilton County Peach Festival contest in Alabama this year. His daughters talked him into it. On the morning of the contest, Knight had harvested some White County peaches, a variety developed by professors in the University of Arkansas Bumpers College and researchers in the U of A System Division of Agriculture fruit-breeding program. They looked good, and they proved to be blue ribbon peaches.

Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Agriculture Awards Outreach Department of Horticulture
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