Tag: College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences

Clark family gift benefits new Beef Cattle Research Facility

The University of Tennessee at Martin has received a $150,000 pledge by John Clark, a 1975 UT Martin alumnus and the interim director of the UT Martin Horace and Sara Dunagan Chair of Excellence in Banking, and his wife, Janie, to support the new Beef Cattle Research Facility.

UT Martin to begin spring semester with all-virtual classes

The University of Tennessee at Martin will open spring semester Jan. 14 with all-virtual classes.

From people to wildlife, Mecklin remains dedicated to serving those in need

From Tennessee to Washington, D.C., and even Bulgaria, Isaac Mecklin, of Munford, has proudly served the United States as a soldier in the Tennessee Army National Guard while completing his degree in natural resources management from the University of Tennessee at Martin.

The forecast is sunny for new WBBJ meteorologist

Lobelville, Tennessee, seems an unlikely starting point for a television meteorologist, but Perry County native Shaley Dawson has seized an unexpected opportunity to join the WBBJ Eyewitness News 7 team and bring professional weather forecasts to thousands of West Tennesseans.

Corteva Agriscience donates $35,000 worth of retired drones to UT Martin

Corteva Agriscience, of Union City, donated 35 retired drones, valued at approximately $35,000, to the University of Tennessee at Martin to supplement three new courses premiering fall 2021 that will teach students the fundamentals of unmanned aerial systems and its emerging importance in the field of agriculture and natural resources management.  

Farming with faith: Foulks finishes school online while farming family land

When Justin Foulks received the news during his junior year of college that his cousin had been killed in an accident, he knew the responsibilities of his family farm in Rondo, Arkansas, would now increase.

Agriculture Future of America Leaders Conference accepts 100% of UT Martin student applicants

Eight University of Tennessee at Martin agriculture students were accepted to the 2020 Agriculture Future of America Leaders Conference, which was hosted virtually Nov. 11-14.

UT Martin to host multiple in-person commencements Nov. 21

The University of Tennessee at Martin will host three in-person commencement ceremonies Saturday, Nov. 21, in the Kathleen and Tom Elam Center, to celebrate the spring, summer and fall 2020 graduates.

Disaster prep course teaches students awareness, self-reliance

To protect his family and their wellbeing, Dr. Stan Dunagan, professor of geology, prepares for the worst.

Finding a better way: UT Martin alum receives patent

“There’s got to be a better way to do this,” Shawn Butler muttered to himself as he hand sprayed cover crops with herbicides to prepare the field for cotton planting.



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