New peanut variety is first of its kind for Auburn
Auburn University might be relatively new to the peanut breeding business, but its just-released runner peanut variety is already winning accolades for its high yields, resistance to disease and healthy traits. The new release is the product of a peanut breeding program operated jointly by the Department of Crop, Soil and Environmental Sciences and USDA’s National Peanut Research Lab.
Guertal named Rowe Endowed Professor
Beth Guertal, professor of turfgrass and nutrient management, has been named the Auburn University College of Agriculture’s first Rowe Endowed Professor. The endowed professorship was established by 1978 Auburn alumni Mike and Leann Rowe to support tenured faculty who have demonstrated strong commitment to students, teaching, research and service.
The China Experience
David Weaver and nine Auburn agriculture students spend close to six weeks of their lives immersed in the culture and living among the people of China.
Shaw, Pegues lead Team USA to world soil judging title
Auburn University soils professor Joey Shaw just led Team USA to a world championship at the International Soil Judging Contest in Godollo, Hungary. Auburn crop, soils and environmental sciences student Kristen Pegues was the highest scorer in the competition, making her the world’s No. 1 soil judge in 2015.
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