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Auburn University College of Agriculture magazine.
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December 2016
Huge impact, no horsing around
A recent study by Auburn agricultural economists reveals that horses are a $2.08 billion industry in Alabama.
Despite back-to-back economic blows it has endured over the past decade, Alabama’s horse industry continues to have a substantial impact on the state’s bottom line, pumping an estimated $2.08 billion annually into the Alabama economy and contributing, both directly and indirectly, to about 24,000 jobs that represent $706 million in total labor income.
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AU, OUC celebrate research partnership
Auburn University and Ocean University of China officials gathered Nov. 30 in Auburn to mark the beginning of the OUC–AU Joint Center for Aquaculture and Environmental Sciences.
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Center dedication ushers in new era in poultry science
Auburn University’s new Charles C. Miller Poultry Research and Education Center was dedicated Nov. 4, honoring the late Charles C. Miller Jr., a poultry industry pioneer and Auburn alumnus. 
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College, AAES recognize 2016's top faculty, staff
The Auburn University College of Agriculture and Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station have announced their 2016 Faculty and Staff Award winners, all of whom will be formally recognized in a college/AAES awards ceremony in February.
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Catfish farmers quick to accept disease-preventing feed additive
Auburn University research aimed at minimizing a deadly disease in catfish has, in a short time, prompted Alabama catfish producers to significantly change what they feed their fish.
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AU, LBWCC ink deal for future horticulture students
Students attending LBWCC with plans to transfer to Auburn after earning their associate degree now have a clearer track to get there.
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Richard Guthrie

(BS ’62, agriculture; MS ’65, agronomy and soils) of Auburn is retired from a long career as a professor and administrator in Auburn’s College of Agriculture, where he served as dean of the college and director of the Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station.  
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Stella Williams

(PhD ’83, fisheries, aquaculture and aquatic sciences), of Lagos, Nigeria, is now retired and running NiWARD (Nigerian Women in Agricultural Research for Development), a program focused on transforming the rural agricultural sector of Nigeria.  
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Jessica (Massey) Morris

(BS ’07, MS ’10, agronomy and soils) and husband Colin (BS ’10, ag business and economics) live in Troy, where she works with the USDA Farm Service Agency and he is store manager at Coffee County Farmers Co-op.
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AU campus closed for Christmas and New Year's break
Dec. 21 through Jan. 3
Outstanding Alumni Awards
Feb. 8

The College of Agriculture recognizes outstanding alumni through two different awards, Outstanding Alumni Awards and an Alumni Service Award. Join us as we celebrate the achievements of these exceptional agriculture graduates. 
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Ag Alumni Association annual meeting and Hall of Honor Banquet
Feb. 9

Help us celebrate the lives, careers and impact of this year’s Alabama Agricultural Hall of Honor inductees and recipients of the annual Pioneer Awards. 
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