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Esteban Ríos wins CALS Award

On March 28, 2016, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on Esteban Ríos wins CALS Award

Esteban F. Rios is recognized by the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) as the 2016 recipient of The Jimmy G. Cheek Graduate Student Medal of Excellence.  He will be recognized at the annual CALS Scholarship and leadership Awards Banquet on April 14, 2016. This annual award is presented to one…

WFREC Shines!

On March 15, 2016, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on WFREC Shines!

Washington Bravo received the Outstanding Graduate Student Award at the M.S. level. Washington is conducting studies in Agronomy with a minor in Soil Science.   David Pearsaul, a WFREC master student in Agroecology, won 2nd place in the graduate student paper contest for his work “Tropical signalgrass control through integrated…

Emma Byerly receives the University Scholars Award

On March 15, 2016, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on Emma Byerly receives the University Scholars Award

Congrats to Emma Byerly on receiving the University Scholars Award!

Saroj Parajuli Receives John S. Song Award

On March 15, 2016, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on Saroj Parajuli Receives John S. Song Award

Congratulations to Saroj Parajuli as the 2016 recipient of the John S. Song Award. The Student Affairs Committee has selected his abstract entitled, “Metabolic Engineering of Sugarcane for Hyper-accumulation of Oil in Vegetative Biomass,” as the 2016 award winner.

Students Help Students Learn State-of-the-Art Science

On March 15, 2016, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on Students Help Students Learn State-of-the-Art Science

In a classroom in Ghana, graduate student Dev Paudel from the University of Florida bent over computers with students and research assistants as they learned the basics of R, a free, open-source programming language for statistical analysis that he had installed on the computers earlier that week. As participants in…

2015 Agronomy Christmas Party

On November 3, 2015, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on 2015 Agronomy Christmas Party

The Agronomy Social Committee would like to announce the date and location for the 2015 Agronomy Christmas Party. Please mark your calendars for Thursday, December 10 at 5pm at the Austin Cary Forest Learning Center.  Catering will be provided by Chef Brothers. Please reply back to me with your RSVP and…