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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 and cash prizes. Graduate students Breyanna Morning and Lubana Shahin, along with undergraduate students LaShombria Ellerbee […]

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 use this versatile crop as forage and silage for livestock. In addition, it serves as […]

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FVSU prepares students for leadership in the agricultural sciences, engineering technology, family and consumer sciences, veterinary science, biotechnology, and public health fields through bachelor’s and graduate programs and robust research.