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College of Agriculture, Engineering & Technology

2017 - 2018 Scholarship Application Deadline

 Due Friday, March 3

Staplcotn Congressional Intern Grant Wilson

Grant Wilson Inaguration Photo

A-State - Staplcotn Congressional Intern Grant Wilson on inauguration day in Washington, DC.

CoAT Graduate Student Wins Award at 2017 Beltwide Cotton Conference

Graduate student Brittany Barnes participated in the student presentation competition at the 2017 Beltwide Cotton Conference in Dallas, TX, January 4 - 6, 2017.

Her oral presentation entitled "Evaluation of Polyacrylamide on Irrigation Efficiency, Soil Conservation, and Water Quality in Furrow Irrigated Mid-South Cotton Production" placed second in the Cotton Agronomy, Physiology, and Soil Conference, earning Brittany a recognition plaque and $200. Brittany’s field work was conducted at the Judd Hill Foundation Research Farm in Trumann.

She currently holds the Judd Hill Fellowship in Cotton Research at A-State. Her major advisor is Dr. Michelle Reba with the USDA-ARS Delta Water Management Research Unit. Her research committee also includes COAT faculty, Dr. Tina Gray Teague and Dr. Calvin Shumway.

Hunter Biram in Graduate Spotlight

Hunter Biram and Tim Burcham at graduation

Recent graduate Hunter Biram explains how he discovered Agricultural Business at A-State and how his willingness to work outside the classroom has given him unique experiences as he builds a career.

View video here.

Dr. Bert Greenwalt Honored with Distinguished Alumni Award

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.

Click here for the full article.

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 value added processing, public service and rural leadership; and for entry and advancement in the manufacturing and industrial technology industries.

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.

Want A Job? Study Food and Agriculture

According to an article on the Forbes magazine website,

"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."

ASU Regional Farmers' Market

Farmers Market LogoThe 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.

For further information, contact Bob Young: 870-926-0250

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Upcoming Conferences

Stay tuned!

Conferences will be added as information about them becomes available.

Farmer's Market Award

Farmers Market AwardThe ASU Farmers Market recently won the Arkansas 2016 Best Market Partner award from the Arkansas Farmers Market Association. Dr. Kim Pittcock proudly holds the framed certificate.

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