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World Trade Center Arkansas Releases First Arkansas Exporter Directory

Monday, January 22, 2018

The Arkansas Exporter Directory is a tool to help organize business-to-business meetings and to grow state exports.

University Advancement Agriculture Business Economic Development International Arkansas World Trade Center

Poultry Science Signs Exchange Agreement with Malaysian University

Tuesday, January 09, 2018

U of A poultry science program meeting industry need for more professionals with third recent agreement with outside university.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Academic Affairs Agriculture Distance Education Diversity & Multiculturalism Education Food & Nutrition International Outreach

Food Science Celebrates More Than 10 Years Exchanging Students With Ghent University

Thursday, January 04, 2018

Ghent University in Belgium is a top 100 university in the European Union, and food science and nutrition students have been travelling to the U of A for more than a decade to conduct research.

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

Poultry Feed Efficiency Research Has Implications for Human Health

Thursday, January 04, 2018

Poultry scientist Walter Bottje wanted to know what impact mitochondrial activity in chicken cells had on a bird's ability to convert food into muscle. His curiosity led to wider research.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Agriculture Health Research & Innovation Poultry Science

Meullenet Named Interim Head of Agricultural Experiment Station

Tuesday, January 02, 2018

Jean-François Meullenet has been named interim director of the Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station of the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Agriculture Appointments Food Science

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

Journal of Food Law and Policy Launches Website

Thursday, December 14, 2017

The University of Arkansas School of Law Journal of Food Law and Policy has gone digital. The new site launched this week and features the journal's vol. 13, no. 1 issue.

School of Law Academic Affairs Agriculture Law and Justice

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

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.

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