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UA to host drone summit, March 12-13

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If you’ve ever wanted to fly, here’s an opportunity to start getting your wings. The fourth annual Arkansas Drone/Unmanned Aircraft Systems Summit will take place March 12-13 with simultaneous events in Fayetteville and Little Rock. Registration is now open. Drone experts will cover topics such as Federal Aviation Administration compliance, homeland security regulations, how drones can aid in research and ... Read More »

Bagavathiannan honored with Texas A&M Early Career Research award

Dr. Muthu Bagavathiannan.

The Texas A&M AgriLife Vice Chancellor’s Awards in Excellence – Early Career Research honor was presented to Dr. Muthu Bagavathiannan at a recent ceremony on the Texas A&M University campus in College Station. The awards, established in 1980, recognize the commitment and contributions of faculty and staff across Texas A&M AgriLife, and represent the highest level of achievement for the ... Read More »

USDA seeks Louisiana growers with hog damage for drone study

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Dwight LeBlanc, Louisiana Wildlife Services state director based in Port Allen, is seeking Louisiana rice producers who have had feral hog damage to their crop to participate in a study. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Wildlife Services is conducting feral swine control projects across the United States, including Louisiana. One of the goals is to quantify damage to various resources and ... Read More »