Brian Buhr named CFANS dean and Experiment Station director (5/19/2014)
University of Minnesota Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost Karen Hanson has appointed Brian Buhr as dean of the College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences and director of the Minnesota Agricultural Experiment Station. Buhr has been a faculty member in the college since 1992, head of the applied economics department since 2008 and has been interim CFANS dean and director since August 2013. He'll oversee the administrative and academic work of the college and experiment station and also will collaborate with key stakeholders to help address critical challenges in agriculture, food systems, and environmental and natural resources sciences.
Siehl Prize for Excellence in Agriculture to be awarded (5/16/2014)
One of Minnesota’s best-known climatologists, the CEO of a large agricultural products company and a farmer who has played a key role in the state’s turfgrass industry are this year’s recipients of the prestigious Siehl Prize for Excellence in Agriculture. Mark Seeley, Tom Rosen and Richard Magnusson will be recognized at a ceremony in McNamara Alumni Center on Thursday, May 22.
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Even those wet springs didn’t contribute the kind of moisture to the atmosphere that this June did, noted Peter Snyder, assistant professor of soil, water and climate at the University of Minnesota.
University of Minnesota professor Jerry Shurson talks with Ethanol Producer Magazine about his most recent study on the growth performance from feeding reduced-oil DDGS to growing-finishing pigs, providing much-needed answers to the pork industry.
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