After several years working for WalMart corporate headquarters, Robert Pellegrino was hungry for a different type of challenge.
Institute of Agriculture News
With annual rainfall five inches above normal for the year, East Tennessee’s fall foliage is set to be a showstopper.
The application period for the Boyd Venture Challenge, a seed fund grant that awards up to $20,000 to student-owned startup companies each fall and spring semester, opens March 30.
Graduate education at UT earned high marks in the new U.S. News and World Report rankings, with programs in business, law, engineering, information sciences, nursing, and education listed among the best in the nation.
Scott Senseman, professor and head of UT’s Department of Plant Sciences, will serve as the Weed Science Society of America president-elect in 2017, and Larry Steckel, professor of plant sciences, will serve as vice-president.
Two members of the AgResearch leadership team were recently honored at the annual Research Center Administrators Society meeting in Mobile, Alabama.
The application period for the 10th annual Graves Business Plan Competition begins February 27.
Some Rwandan farmers are getting a taste of UT’s volunteer spirit.
A project to identify and track threatened, endangered and at-risk avian species on U.S. Department of Defense facilities has been named the DOD’s Environmental Security Technology Certification Program project of the year for 2016.
Chris Boyer, assistant professor of agricultural and resource economics, has been selected to receive an Emerging Scholars Award by the Southern Agricultural Economics Association.