April 2017 Auburn Ag Accolades County Farmers Federation
April 14, 2017
Dr. Steven Leath was named Auburn University’s (AU) next president in March. The plant pathologist and current Iowa State University president assumes his new duties July 15 and replaces Dr. Jay Gogue.
Dr. Geoffrey Williams is AU’s first scientist dedicated to honey bee research. Williams, whose most recent research could be key to finding the cause of colony collapse disorder, comes to Auburn from the University of Bern in Switzerland.