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Grad Students Ravelombola, Walton Top Three in Crop Science Society Poster Contests
Francia Ravelombola and Thomas Walton of Bumpers College earned recognition for competing in the student poster contest during the virtual 2020 Crop Science Society of America Annual Meeting.
Center of Excellence for Poultry Science to Host Open House
The Department of Poultry Science at the U of A will host a virtual Open House for high school sophomores, juniors, seniors and college transfer students at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 30, via Zoom.
Researchers Receive $499,936 Grant to Investigate Molecular Signals That Initiate Plant Defenses
Fiona Goggin, a professor of entomology, has spent years studying the interactions of plants and insects with an eye toward developing safe biological pest control against nematodes and soilborne diseases.
Parker Named Director of Indigenous Food and Agriculture Initiative
Erin Parker has been named director of the University of Arkansas Indigenous Food and Agriculture Initiative in the School of Law.
Libraries Publish Arkansas Extension Service Mimeograph Digital Collection
The Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station's Mimeograph Series is now available through the U of A Libraries. The collection contains 5,362 individual scans comprising 324 reports.
U of A Soil Judging Team Wins Region IV Title, 10th Straight Trip to Nationals
The U of A soil judging team won the Region IV Collegiate Soil Judging Contest in October and has qualified for the national contest in the spring, their 10th consecutive to do so.
Trio of Food Science Doctoral Students First and Second in Cereals and Grains Contests
Rebecca Bruce, Annagret Jannasch and Ana Gonzalez, all doctoral students in food science, finished either first or second in national contests held by the Cereal & Grains Association.
Taylor, Krier and Morrison Awarded Steele-Croxton Memorial Scholarships
Three University of Arkansas students — Jake Krier, Machaela Morrison and Jacob "Jake" Taylor — have received Joe M. Steele & Hardy W. Croxton Memorial Scholarships for 2020-21.
National Experts Collaborate to Examine Food, Law and COVID-19
Susan Schneider, director of the Master of Laws program in agricultural and food law, and professors nationwide taught a course to examine issues around food, law and COVID-19.
Food Science's Beekman Wins International Sensory Professionals Evergreen Award
Tad Beekman, a doctoral student in U of A's Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences, won the Evergreen Award for Outstanding Presentation that Develops or Expands a Method.