What's in a Name?

In December, the University Board of Trustees voted to change the name of the College of Agriculture to the College of Agriculture, Food and Environment. The change will become effective on July 1.

Friends, Not Foes

Snakes are important to the health of the environment and, increasingly, to human health as well. Is it time to shed our misconceptions?

Tom Maigret spends a great deal of time on a quest that would make most people cringe.

Soil Savers

In the 1930s, dust storms rolled across the southern Great Plains and much of the eastern United States due to consecutive years of drought and inappropriate farming practices.

The Tree Matures

More than 40 years ago, the late Joe Paulk had an idea that would give students one of the most interactive learning experiences on campus. Paulk was an associate professor of nutrition and food science in what was then the College of Home Economics.

Working Differently

Working differently is not new to Cooperative Extension. Extension tends to be an early adopter—the first to try a new path. Sometimes the path does not go far (remember satellite dishes), and we move on. Sometimes it leads us to exciting new methods for providing information.