Image identification: 2017 Annual Report

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Front cover of the 2017 DAFVM Annual Report Vice President, Division of Agriculture, Forestry, and Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Greg A. Bohach and Dr. Jim Brett By David Ammon 
Poultry science students receive instruction on properly handling birds from research technician Judias Neal.
2017 biochemistry graduate Lucas Ferguson is the university’s first recipient of the prestigious, international Gates Cambridge Scholarship. (Photo by Megan Bean) Bottom: Human Science; Fashion Merchandise
The American Society of Landscape Architects recognized Mississippi State University Department of Landscape Architecture graduate students with an honor award for their collaborative work at the Oktibbeha County Heritage Museum Rain Garden. (Photo by Megan Bean) Dr. Jac Varco, Triplett Endowed Professor and Endowed Chair in the Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, examines the cover crops at the Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station W. B. Andrews Agricultural Systems Research Farm in Oktibbeha County, Mississippi. (Photo by David Ammon) Top: Dr. Brittney Oliver (left), assistant professor of food science, nutrition, and health promotion, works with students to plant a winter garden at Emerson Family School in Starkville, Mississippi. The garden accompanies curriculum developed by Oliver to teach young students the importance of growing and eating vegetables. (Photo by David Ammon)

Bottom: Raja Reddy, (second from left) with international graduate students.


Dr. Joel Paz (left), associate professor of agricultural and biological engineering, measures water quality at a Mississippi State University campus pond. (Photo by David Ammon)
Senior forestry major Steven Wood uses a GPS unit to locate plots in the John W. Starr Memorial Forest.
  (Photo by Karen Brasher) Top: Junior wildlife, fisheries, and aquaculture major Jennifer Sublett gained professional experience working for the Wildlife Sanctuary of Northwest Florida in Pensacola. (Photo submitted)
      
      Bottom: Emily Hopson and Siena Horsey trap small mammals to determine the abundance of various species in a given area. (Photo by Megan Bean) Senior Forestry major Luke Coleman takes a water sample at the John W. Starr Memorial Forest. (Photo by Karen Brasher) Amy Rowlen, sustainable bioproducts research associate with the Forest and Wildlife Research Center, tests lumber strength. (Photo submitted)
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Dr. Jilei Zhang, professor of sustainable bioproducts in the Forest and Wildlife Research Center, develops new methods to use pine residuals. (Photo by David Ammon) 

Bottom: Ethan Woodyard (left), senior wildlife, fisheries, and aquaculture student, and Dr. Scott Rush, Forest and Wildlife Research Center assistant professor, examine an alligator’s mouth.(Photo by David Ammon) Mississippi State students identify fish during The Wildlife Society Southeastern Student Conclave hosted at the university.

Dr. Alyssa Sullivant, assistant research professor in the CVM’s Department of Clinical Sciences, performs a physical exam on a canine patient. (Photo by Tom Thompson) Top: A VetAspire student examines a horse under the supervision of CVM clinical instructor Dr. Ben Nabors. (Photo by Tom Thompson)

Bottom: Dr. Gretchen Grissett, assistant clinical professor in the CVM’s Department of Pathology/Population Medicine, performs an ultrasound on a llama patient. (Photo by Tom Thompson)
CVM student LaDarrius Battee introduces campers to a pet rabbit during the exotics lab at the college’s summer veterinary camp. (Photo by Tom Thompson) Mississippi State University Extension Service Director Dr. Gary B. Jackson reads to children in celebration of Read Across America Day. (Photo by Kevin Hudson) Top: Sandra Jackson, the Extension agent in Winston County, teaches young people about robotics, part of the popular 4-H program. (Photo by Kevin Hudson)

Bottom: From left, Mississippi State University Extension Service Director Dr. Gary B. Jackson, cattle producer Willie Clay, and Extension agent BJ McClenton of Clay County visit Clay’s cattle farm in West Point. (Photo by Kevin Hudson) Mike Sturdivant, pictured with his wife, Jan, was named Mississippi’s 2017 Swisher Sweets/Sunbelt Ag Expo Southeastern Farmer of the Year. (Photo by Kevin Hudson)

                      Top: MSU President Mark Keenum, center, cuts the ribbon to open the state’s most comprehensive raingarden demonstration project. Christopher B. Thomas, left, the pollution control chief for the EPA’s Southeast region, and George Hopper, dean of the College of Agriculture, assist in the ceremony. (Photo by Megan Bean)
                      2nd from top: Extension Director Gary B. Jackson, center, meets with producers near harvest time.
(Photo by Kevin Hudson)

3rd from top: Vice President Gregory H. Bohach meets with dairy experts at the MSU Dairy Farm.
(Photo by Kevin Hudson)
                                    Bottom: College of Veterinary Medicine Dean Kent H. Hoblet, left, meets with Addie Scholarship recipient Levi Hancock.
(Photo by Tom Thompson) Top: Recent MSU graduates Malcolm and Hannibal Brooks of Pensacola earned degrees in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences' food science, nutrition and health promotion major.
(Photo by Kevin Hudson)

2nd from top: Landscape architecture students complete collaborative work at the Oktibbeha County Heritage Museum Rain Garden.
(Photo by Megan Bean)
                                    Third from top: The newly designated Borlaug Scholars from area high schools enjoyed a full day at MSU learning about food security. They met with Mississippi State University President Mark E. Keenum (center); Scott Willard (left), associate dean of MSU’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences; and Keegan Kautzky (right), director of national programs for the World Food Prize. Students included (from left) Nyshedra Jordan, Thomas Shaw, and Angelique Wilson of Golden Triangle Early College High School; Gabe Entrekin of Poplarville High School; Charles Smith, David Burnett, and Christian Williamson of Golden Triangle Early College High School; and Mary Lurks of Wingfield High School. (Photo by Beth Wynn)
                                    Bottom: George Hopper, dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and director of the Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station, visits with Raja Reddy, a MAFES research professor, at the R.R. Foil Plant Science Research Center in Starkville, Mississippi.
(Photo by Kevin Hudson)