A grant from the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture is helping fund cutting-edge biotechnology research on corn at Arkansas State University and the University of Arkansas-Little Rock. Dr. Elizabeth Hood joined the Arkansas Farm Bureau to discuss the research team’s work, which could ultimately lead to corn strains that produce proteins important for more environmentally sound [...]
The third workshop, The Nuts and Bolts of Biotech Regulation, was held in October 2018. It was attended by representatives of government regulatory agencies, consultants in the regulatory arena, and small entity crop developers from universities, small companies and government employees. Three case studies were considered from the viewpoints of the developer and agency reviews. [...]
Dr. Elizabeth Hood, Samuel S. Lipscomb Professor in Agriculture at Arkansas State University, has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Her peers in AAAS made the selection. Hood will be recognized in February at the AAAS Fellows Forum during the AAAS annual meeting in Washington, D.C.AAAS is [...]
Dr. Elizabeth Hood won the Woman of the Year award for the campus chapter, at a celebration honoring Jonesboro's Business and Professional Women. Mayor Harold Perrin declared this week as Business and Professional Women's week, and a celebration was held at Arkansas State University.
Dr. Elizabeth Hood was recognized at the AAEA (Arkansas Advanced Energy Association) for serving as chairperson of the Arkansas Advanced Energy Foundation for the past several years. She was actively involved in forming both the association and the foundation. Their annual meeting took place in Little Rock, AR.
The AR Corn and Grain Sorghum Board held their quarterly meeting in Marianna, AR on July 26, 2018. Demonstrations of soil sampling equipment and drones were held. The results of crop rotation experiments from the previous 5 years were also reviewed. Dr. Elizabeth Hood reported on her funded project looking at the phenotypes of 250 [...]