Dr. Bert Greenwalt has been named the Distinguished Alumnus Award winner for 2016 - 17 by the Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness in the University of Arkansas' Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences.
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Over the past 100 years, A-State has evolved from a regional school of agricultural instruction to a comprehensive university. The College of Agriculture and Technology has also evolved throughout the years. While education is still our primary mission, we also have extensive public outreach programming and research activities.
Graduates ready for career advancement
We prepare our graduates for entry and career advancement in the food, fiber and natural resources industry, which involves production (farming), agribusiness and
We offer both undergraduate and master’s degrees within the college, and we participate in doctoral education through the interdisciplinary Environmental Sciences and Molecular Biosciences programs.
"The U.S. Department of Agriculture forecasts that over the next five years the annual demand for college graduates in agriculture and food industries will be 57,900 jobs per year. Unfortunately, American agricultural colleges . . . will only be producing about 35,400 graduates per year."
The ASU Regional Farmers' Market is a non-profit entity for the purpose of developing and operating a locally owned and operated farmers' market in Jonesboro and the surrounding area.
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