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Arkansas Scientists Employ Machine Learning to Manage Corn Crops More Efficiently

Monday, September 16, 2019

A team of agricultural and engineering researchers is designing tiny sensors that can be placed in corn stalks to monitor water, nitrogen and potassium needs in real time.

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Bumpers College, Division of Ag Mark 15-Year Academic and Research Pact With Ghent University

Monday, September 16, 2019

The University of Arkansas and Ghent University in Belgium will commemorate a long-running student exchange program and successful faculty collaboration.

Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Agriculture Events International Points of Pride Food Science Office of Study Abroad & International

U of A Agricultural Communications Students Earn Individual, Chapter Awards at Media Summit

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Jessica Wesson was elected president of the National Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow and Grace Vehige was a finalist for the Livestock Publications Council Forrest Bassford Student Award.

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Michael Looper Receives 2019 Arkansas Cattlemen's Association Producer Education Award

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Michael Looper received the Producer Education Award during the annual American Cattlemen's Association convention and trade show at the end of August.

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Student Intern Gomez Researched Blackberry and Peony Plant Viruses as Adair Scholar

Monday, September 09, 2019

Maria Gomez, an Adair Scholar from Los Andes University in Bogota, Colombia, assisted U of A professor Ioannis Tzanetakis with his plant virome research this summer.

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Sixteen Scholarships Awarded Through CSES Delta Scholarship Golf Classic

Monday, September 09, 2019

The 20th Annual Delta Scholarship Golf Classic raised more than $17,000 and has generated almost $440,000 total in scholarship support for University of Arkansas students.

Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences University Advancement Agriculture Awards Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences Alumni Association Crop, Soil and Environmental Sciences Environmental, Soil and Water Science

International Association Recognizes Division of Agriculture Food Science Professor

Monday, September 09, 2019

The International Association of Food Protection recognized Steven C. Ricke, professor of food science for the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture, with the 2019 Fellow Award.

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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.

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Nutrient-Rich, Healthy Foods for Growing Population Topic of Food Science Seminar Series

Friday, September 06, 2019

Balunkeswar Nayak of the University of Maine will speak on "Understanding Biomaterial Properties for Personalized Foods Using Additive Manufacturing" from 3-4 p.m. Monday in FDSC Room D2. 

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Agricultural Communications Lab Students, Professor Have Work Featured at Film Fest

Tuesday, September 03, 2019

Photos and films by recent graduate Madelaine Giebler, graduate student Shane White and professor Jeff Miller were featured at the Germinate International Film Fest in Hillsboro, Ohio.

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