FVSU News

August 2018

  • College of Agriculture News

    Conference provides resources for meat goat farmers

    Georgia farmers learn the challenges and advantages of meat goat production

    Goat meat may not be the first choice of meat for some American consumers, but according to Dr. Mohammed Ibrahim, a Fort Valley State University agricultural economics professor, the …

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July 2018

  • College of Agriculture News

    Adding value to agriculture

    FVSU researcher works to transform socially disadvantaged and limited resource farmers’ approach to producing crops

    The path to achieving sustainability for diverse populations could start with improving the standard of living and quality of life by changing the face of …

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  • College of Agriculture News

    Students from across Georgia complete TEAM Success program

    Teens acquire valuable work skills assisting Extension personnel

    A select group of 19 high school students and graduates received honors for participation in Fort Valley State University’s TEAM Success Program during closing ceremonies on July 12. TEAM is an acronym …

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  • College of Agriculture News

    Small business workshop promotes innovation

    Supporting the growth of research and ideas that could impact agriculture and community development

    Aspiring innovators looking to implement a new product or service to benefit agriculture and build stronger communities recently gained insight on turning those ideas into reality.…

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  • College of Agriculture News

    Thinking nanoscale: FVSU researcher uses technology and training to help students and farmers

    Dr. Hari Singh develops nanotechnology laboratory on campus

    An 1890 Capacity Building Grant is helping Fort Valley State University researcher Dr. Hari Singh implement nanotechnology in the classroom and in the field.

    Nanotechnology involves seeing and controlling the smallest particles …

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June 2018

  • College of Agriculture News

    Discovering veterinary science: High school students experience AgDiscovery

    Fifteen high school students from across the country invade Fort Valley State University to explore animal science and health through the AgDiscovery program

    Summer vacation for 15 high school students started with two weeks of learning and discovering there is …

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  • College of Agriculture News

    Love & Agriculture

    College sweethearts share their love for one another and for their alma mater

    A love and agricultural connection that began at Fort Valley State University 15 years ago continues to flourish as married couple William and Allison Harden sow seeds …

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  • College of Agriculture News

    Mastering the juggling act: FVSU retiree reaches milestones serving students, local communities

    Dr. Vivian Fluellen, chair of the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, retires after 37 years of service

    Wearing multiple hats can often be referred to as a juggling act; a skill only a few can master.

    Skilled at balancing …

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  • College of Agriculture News

    FVSU graduate student wins food safety award

    Richa Arya receives cash award and certificate for using pulsed ultraviolet-light (UV-light) to inactivate Escherichia coli (E. coli) K12 on goat meat surfaces

    A Fort Valley State University graduate student received recognition at a recent conference in Beltsville, Maryland, for …

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  • College of Agriculture News

    Agricultural students earn top awards at national conference

    Fort Valley State University students Rene Bynum, Demetrius Calloway and Kiamata Dukes win first, second and third place awards

    A national organization that empowers minorities in agriculture, natural resources and related sciences recently awarded three Fort Valley State University students …

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