May 2019

  • College of Agriculture News

    Keeping food safe from the farm to the table

    Specialty crop growers participate in Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training

    Fruit and vegetable growers received firsthand knowledge on the actions they can take to help protect consumers’ health.

    During a recent Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training at Fort Valley State …

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  • College of Agriculture News

    College of Agriculture students recognized at annual awards banquet

    Sophomore Gabrielle Lindo receives Ira Hicks Outstanding Agricultural Education Major Award and Outstanding Service Award at the 2019 Agri-Demic Forum Awards Banquet

    Fort Valley State University’s College of Agriculture, Family Sciences and Technology students put their best foot forward at …

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April 2019

  • Gold Standard

    College of Agriculture students take home research awards

    Four FVSU students win second and third place awards at Association of 1890 Research Directors (ARD) 19th Biennial Research Symposium

    Hard work and dedication in the classroom and laboratory allowed four Fort Valley State University students to win awards …

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March 2019

  • College of Agriculture News

    Tackling an invasive pest affecting farmers

    Researcher Dr. Somashekhar Punnuri receives $499,997 Capacity Building Grant to investigate sugarcane aphid

    Southern farmers could soon receive assistance in controlling a new invasive pest affecting their sorghum yield.

    Sorghum is an important crop in the southern cropping systems. Farmers …

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  • College of Agriculture News

    Changing the game with gene editing

    FVSU animal and veterinary science departments use gene-editing technology for research endeavors and to train students

    A 21st century technology that allows scientists to modify an organism’s DNA could be the future roadmap for treating health ailments in humans …

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February 2019

  • College of Agriculture News

    FVSU veterinary technician uses new appointment to advance program

    Rose-Ann Gillespie selected as president-elect of Southeastern Branch of the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science

    As Fort Valley State University’s veterinary technology program continues to grow, Rose-Ann Gillespie aims to connect more students to laboratory animal medicine through her …

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  • College of Agriculture News

    Fulbright scholar provides insight into Bangladesh’s agricultural industry

    Dr. M. Saidur Rahman visits with FVSU’s College of Agriculture, Family Sciences and Technology

    Fulbright scholar Dr. M. Saidur Rahman recently visited Fort Valley State University’s campus to give a lecture on Bangladesh’s agricultural practices and to learn about FVSU’s …

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January 2019

  • College of Agriculture News

    Taking charge of agricultural economics

    National Crop Insurance Services awards $3,000 scholarship to seniors Jerstashia Sims and Aaron Dore

    Two Fort Valley State University seniors will have additional funds to help pay for college expenses in 2019.

    The National Crop Insurance Services (NCIS) recently awarded …

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  • Scholars

    Leading the way in agriculture

    Senior Adelia McKinley awarded $2,500 Justin Smith Morrill Scholarship

    Agricultural economics senior Adelia McKinley continues to make a name for herself on Fort Valley State University’s campus and takes advantage of every opportunity.

    The 21-year-old Jamaica native recently received a …

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October 2018

  • College of Agriculture News

    Seeing the Big Picture Through Drone Technology

    A Fort Valley State University professor is using a $200,000 grant to help broaden students’ horizons in agricultural engineering technology and provide cost-saving alternatives for Georgia farmers.

    Dr. Archie Williams, head of FVSU’s Department of Engineering Technology, said the Evans-Allen …

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