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Entomology Graduate Students Win President's Prize at ESA Meeting

Friday, December 15, 2017

Five graduate students from the U of A's entomology program brought home President's Prize awards from the recent Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America in Denver, Colorado.

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

Ricke Describes New Food Safety Paradigm During Research Conference in Korea

Friday, December 15, 2017

Steven Ricke told a gathering of food scientists in Seoul, South Korea, that the new knowledge coming out of his research could lead to a new model for improved food safety in the poultry industry.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Agriculture Food & Nutrition Research & Innovation

Participants Needed for Study Examining Effect of Diet on Health in Families

Thursday, December 14, 2017

The Department of Food Science is recruiting families, defined as at least one parent/guardian, with at least one child between the ages of 6-12 years to participate in a nutrition study.

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

U of A Horse Judging Team Competes Nationally

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Team members Alexis Selman, Kyle Kennedy, Ashton Williams, Kaley Collins and Madison Powell and coach Chelsea Campbell competed in two national competitions, placing 9th and 4th.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Agriculture Awards Animal Science

Agricultural Economics and Law Grad Campbell Writes Book on Historical Tennessee Trial

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Alumnus Mac Campbell, who has U of A degrees in agricultural economics and law, has written a book about a historical murder case in Tennessee involving Andrew Jackson.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences School of Law Humanities Research & Innovation Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness

Healthy Adults Needed for Nutrition Study

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Men and women ages 21-45 are needed for a nutrition study examining the effects of sorghum bran polyphenols on fecal fermentation.

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

Garrison, Moon in HESC Leading Group in Two USDA-Funded Health Projects

Monday, December 11, 2017

Betsy Garrison and Zola Moon of Bumpers College, are part of a team looking how to counteract opioid abuse and misuse in rural parts of Arkansas.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Health Research & Innovation AFLS-Human Environmental Sciences

Clarence Watson, Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station Head, to Retire Dec. 31

Friday, December 08, 2017

Clarence Watson, director of the Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station, on Thursday announced his retirement, effective Dec. 31.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Agriculture

Student Raises Over $2,500 for Therapeutic Riding Center

Friday, December 08, 2017

A Bumpers College course called Equine Assisted Activities and Therapies encompasses a range of activities and therapies with horses to promote human physical and mental health.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Agriculture Giving Health Animal Science
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