U.S. Department of Agriculture Announces Key Staff
Dr. Marty Matlock will serve as Senior Advisor for Food Systems Resiliency with Marketing and Regulatory Programs. He was founding Executive Director of the University of Arkansas Resiliency Center and Professor in the Biological and Agricultural Engineering Department.read more >>
Division of Agriculture Works with Local Brewery to Improve Carbonization of Craft Beer
Beer is typically carbonated by passing CO2 gas through the liquid in bright tanks like these. A new method developed by Arkansas researcher Scott Osborn uses pressure to induce absorption of the gas, improving carbonation and reducing waste.read more >>
Academy Presents Virtual Meeting
The Arkansas Academy of Biological and Agricultural Engineers presents a virtual meeting and panel discussing the world's water crisis. Panelists include: Benjamin Runkle, associate professor of biological and agricultural engineering; Michael Watts, water reuse practice leader at Garver; and Steve Danforth, principal of AP Innovations
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station researchers are steadily improving water conservation tactics. They can now grow rice with about half the irrigation water used in levee rice systems.
Chris Henry, associate professor and water management engineer for the experiment station, the research arm of the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture, has patented a tailwater recovery system for furrow-irrigated rice, also known as “row rice,” after nearly a decade of research at the Division of Agriculture’s Rice Research and Extension Center near Stuttgart.
BENG Student Club Named Outstanding Student Club
BENG student club wins the award for Outstanding Student Club in the southeastern region