CoAT Students attend Arkansas Women in Agriculture Convention
Six students represented the A-State College of Agriculture & Technology at the Arkansas Women in Agriculture convention in North Little Rock on March 13-14. Emma Johnson and Dakota Williams served as volunteer assistants at the event. Victoria Davis, Samantha Davis, Jessica Krob, and Candace Helms attended program sessions on topics including agricultural careers, agri tourism, and the farm bill. The trip was funded by the A-State Agribusiness Club and the L.E. Brinkley Endowment for Student Development.(Pictured Left to Right): Samantha Davis, Victoria Davis, Emma Johnson, Jessica Krob
Way to go, ladies!
Dr. Tina Gray Teague Named Conservationist of the Year!
Dr. Tina Gray Teague, professor of agricultural research, was honored at the annual Soil and Water Education Conference as Conservationist of the Year. She received the in recognition of her longtime work with the annual conference, which she first organized about 20 years ago, as a means for participating agri professionals to obtain continuing education units. She also co-authored a poster for the conference irrigation expo. Congrats, Dr. Teague!
McAfee brings gifts to College of Ag & Tech!
On January 23, 2018, Ag Alum Jerry D. McAfee visited Dr. Burcham at the College of Agriculture, Engineering & Technology along with friends, Rev. Ron Martin and Burnis M. Posey, bearing beautiful gifts! McAfee was a graduate of A-State’s College of Ag in 1966 and obtained his MSA here in 1967. McAfee is now the owner of McAfee’s Wood Burning Art in Lake City, Arkansas. McAfee donated a beautiful wood burned agriculture mural. Stop by the Dean’s office where the artwork is displayed.
Mr. Brad Doyle recipient of Stanley E. Reed Leadership Award!
Ag Alum, Brad Doyle, received the Stanley E. Reed Leadership Award at the Arkansas Farm Bureau’s 83rd Annual Convention in Little Rock on December 1, 2017.
Pictured left to right: Brad Doyle (of Wiener, AR), Charlene Reed, Stanley Reed’s widow, Farm Bureau President Randy Veach, and Farm Bureau Vice President Rich Hillman
*photo was provided by the Arkansas Farm Bureau Federation Public Relations Department
Allyson Baugh with Congressman Crawford
Allyson Baugh with Congressman Crawford. Allyson is the spring 2018 A-State College of Agriculture & Technology/Staplcotn Congressional Intern and a recipient of the Marion and Carolyn Berry Public Service Scholarship. Congressman Crawford is an alumnus of the College of Agriculture & Technology.
Dr. Bert Greenwalt celebrates with graduating Honors Ag students, Rachel Tschudy, Payton Jarrett and Whitney Schug at Fall 2017 Commencement.
Our Fabulous Technology Faculty and Howl
Dr. Sharma and Mrs. Ren with Howl at Senior Preview Day on November 4th
Dr. Peter Ako Larbi Receives 2017 Young Engineer of the Year Award!
Dr. Peter Ako Larbi, Assistant Professor of Agricultural Systems Technology, has been awarded 2017 Young Engineer of the Year by the Arkansas Section of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers. Dr. Larbi was recognized during the society's annual meeting in Fayetteville, AR on October 6, 2017. Congratulations to Dr. Larbi!
Agribusiness Club & Collegiate Farm Bureau at Riceland FOods!
The A-State Agribusiness Club and Collegiate Farm Bureau toured the Riceland Foods rice mill in Jonesboro on October 26, 2017. A farmer-owned cooperative, Riceland annually processes about 25% of the U.S. rice crop which is produced by 5.500 farmer-members. Twenty-five percent of Riceland’s business is in the export market. Instructor Mark Jordan and Professor Bert Greenwalt accompanied the students.