Institute of Agriculture Chancellor Larry Arrington has decided to retire in September, President Joe DiPietro announced last week.
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Analysis by NIMBioS researchers suggests that the majority of bacteria in mice subjects are actively replicating, challenging a widely held notion about a fatal animal disease.
In a post for the Work Healthy UT blog, Carrera Romanini, Institute of Agriculture AgResearch communications coordinator, explains the Grow More, Give More program, an Institute of Agriculture and Society of St. Andrew service project designed to bring fresh, local produce to people in need.
UT Gardens will present a daylong learning experience, Citizen Science in the Gardens, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, June 18.
The Tennessee Master Beekeeper Program has released its 2016 schedule for Basic Level classes. The first class will meet at the University of Tennessee Plant Biotech Building on Friday and Saturday, May 13–14.
The College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources welcomed Julie Carrier as the new head of the Department of Biosystems Engineering and Soil Science on April 1.
Frank Hale, Extension entomologist at the Soil, Plant and Pest Center in Nashville, will bring his “Traveling Elixir of Ornamental Ailments” to campus from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Friday, April 29, in Hollingsworth Auditorium in the Ellington Plant Sciences Building.
UT’s Farmers Market will open for its seventh season at 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 11.
At 3:45 p.m. Monday, April 11, David Songstad, director of cell biology at Cibus, a San Diego-based biotechnology company known as a leader in precision gene editing for agriculture, will present the Department of Plant Sciences Seminar “Genome Editing: Beyond GMOs.”
In an effort to help pet owners celebrate the lives of their companion animals, both living and deceased, Veterinary Social Work at the College of Veterinary Medicine is hosting its Spring Pet Memorial Celebration 6:00–8:00 p.m. Friday, April 1, in the Sequoyah Room.