Five students receive awards at the Agricultural Engineering, Soil and Environmental Sciences Student Meeting

Five students receive awards at the Agricultural Engineering, Soil and Environmental Sciences Student Meeting



Bumpers College crop science students competed in impromptu speech, crop judging, plant etymology, research and poster presentations, quiz competitions, and visual presentations at the SASES meeting.

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Bumpers College crop science students competed in impromptu speech, crop judging, plant etymology, research and poster presentations, quiz competitions, and visual presentations at the SASES meeting.

Several students in Crop, Soil and Environmental Sciences in U of A’s Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences received awards and participated in activities at the annual Agricultural Engineering, Soil and Environmental Sciences Student Meeting in St. Louis.

Students competed in the areas of impromptu speech, crop judging, pedagogy, research and poster presentations, quiz bowl, and visual presentation.

Jonathan Bray took first place in the Soil Research Poster category, Wesley Herman took first place in the Visual Presentation category, and Abigail Norsworthy took first place in the Research Presentation.

Katie Janson took third place in pedagogy, and Colten Nichols took fourth place in extemporaneous speech.

In addition to the competitions, U of A students toured nearby agricultural centers and networked with other students and professionals from various fields.

Kelsey Grubb, crop, soil and environmental science teacher, mentored the group.

Students of Agronomy, Soil and Environmental Science is an undergraduate program affiliated with the American Society of Agronomy, the Crop Science Society of America, and the Soil Science Society of America.

SASES is an affiliation of agricultural, crop, soil, plant science, or environmental science clubs whose members are undergraduate students from colleges and universities throughout the United States

About Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences: Bumpers College provides life-changing opportunities to recruit and prepare graduates who will be leaders in businesses related to food, family, environment, agriculture, sustainability and human quality of life; They will be the first choice among candidates for employers looking for leaders, innovators, policy makers and entrepreneurs. The college is named after Dale Bumpers, the former Arkansas governor and longtime U.S. senator who made the state prominent in national and international agriculture. For more information about Bumpers College, visit our website and follow us on Twitter at @BumpersCollege And Instagram at BumpersCollege.

About the University of Arkansas: As Arkansas’s premier institution, the University of Arkansas provides an internationally competitive education in more than 200 academic programs. Founded in 1871, the University of Arkansas contributes more than $2.2 billion to the Arkansas economy by teaching new knowledge and skills, entrepreneurship and career development, and discovery through research and creative activity while also providing training for professional majors. The Carnegie Foundation ranks UCLA among the few American colleges and universities with the highest level of research activity. US News and World Report U of A ranks among the nation’s top public universities. Learn how AU is working to build a better world in Arkansas Research and Economic Development News.

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