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Bee Research Chair wins three gold medals at Poland’s 6th International Warsaw Invention Show (IWIS)
Bee Research Chair wins three gold medals at Poland’s 6th International Warsaw Invention Show (IWIS)

King Saud University’s Chair of Engineer Abdullah Ahmad Bagshan for Bee Research garnered a high-profile victory for KSU when it won three gold medals, one with dis ...


KSU team from Bee Research Chair visit Taif and Tihamah regions to inspect farms, advise beekeepers
KSU team from Bee Research Chair visit Taif and Tihamah regions to inspect farms, advise beekeepers

A scientific team from King Saud University’s Bee Research team recently made a three-day tour in the Kingdom’s Taif and Tihamah regions to inspect bee farms and o ...


Date Processing and Industry Chair serving important role in key Saudi industry
Date Processing and Industry Chair serving important role in key Saudi industry

Among their many important research projects and ambitious plans, the King Saud University's Date Processing and Industry Chair and Michigan State Universiy repres ...


Drs. Al-Gaadi, Patil Speak at International Conference on Precision Agriculture
Drs. Al-Gaadi, Patil Speak at International Conference on Precision Agriculture

Two members of King Saud University’ Precision Agriculture Research Chair (PARC), director Dr. Khalid A. Al-Gaadi and Dr. V.C. Patil, traveled to the United States ...


Dean of Food & Agriculture College Presides in Concluding Session of Red Palm Weevil Management Program
Dean of Food & Agriculture College Presides in Concluding Session of Red Palm Weevil Management Program

Dr. Fahad N. Barakah, dean of King Saud University’s College of Food and Agricultural Sciences, presided over the concluding session of the Workshop and Third Inter ...


Presentations by ASU professor Brian Smith explore bees, use-inspired research
Presentations by ASU professor Brian Smith explore bees, use-inspired research

Nearly eight weeks after the 4th National Meeting of Beekeepers at King Saud University, American professor Brian Smith, Director of the School of Life Sciences at ...


3rd Workshop and International Training Program on Red Palm Weevil Management slated for May 19-23
3rd Workshop and International Training Program on Red Palm Weevil Management slated for May 19-23

The 3rd Workshop and International Training Program on Red Palm Weevil Management is scheduled for May 19-23, 2012, at King Saud University, according to the Chair ...


Dr. Saleh Aldosari serving as Saudi food and Drug Authority adviser
Dr. Saleh Aldosari serving as Saudi food and Drug Authority adviser

King Saud University professor Saleh A. Aldosari of the College of Food and Agriculture Sciences' Plant Protection Department and supervisor of the Chair of Date Pa ...


7th Annual Agriculture and Food Sciences Career Day begins
7th Annual Agriculture and Food Sciences Career Day begins

King Saud University’s Seventh Agriculture and Food Sciences Career Day opened earlier this month at the College of Food and Agricultural Sciences featuring address ...


Dr. John Leslie, renowned expert on fungal plant pathogens, to speak at KSU
Dr. John Leslie, renowned expert on fungal plant pathogens, to speak at KSU

On Saturday, April 14 at 10 AM, King Saud University's Department of Plant Protection will hold a lecture entitled Population genetics in fungi, to be presented by ...


KSU contributes to beekeepers’ bid to strengthen industry
KSU contributes to beekeepers’ bid to strengthen industry

On Tuesday, March 13, a workshop entitled Beehive Management Under Exhaustion took place in Ha'il, Saudi Arabia as part of the Fourth National Meeting of Beekeepers ...


KSU Chair of Date Palm Research shares expertise at Abu Dhabi symposium
KSU Chair of Date Palm Research shares expertise at Abu Dhabi symposium

KSU’s Chair of Date Palm Research (CDPR), formerly known as the Red Palm Weevil Research Chair, recently traveled to Al Ain, United Arab Emirates to participate in ...


College of Food and Agriculture Sciences hosts e-learning convoy
College of Food and Agriculture Sciences hosts e-learning convoy

In February, King Saud Unversity’s College of Food and Agriculture Sciences launched a second-semester e-learning convoy, under the auspices of Prof. Fahad M. Alkol ...


Food and Agriculture College participates in 1st International Conference on Halal Food Control
Food and Agriculture College participates in 1st International Conference on Halal Food Control

Faculty members from King Saud University’s Departments of Food Science and Nutrition and Animal Production were members of the Scientific Committee and chairing of ...


Dr. Nicolas Brüggemann to deliver three lectures at College of Food and Agriculture Sciences
Dr. Nicolas Brüggemann to deliver three lectures at College of Food and Agriculture Sciences

The Department of Soil Science at the College of  Food and Agriculture Sciences has organized a series of public lectures by Dr. Nicolas Brüggemann, a visiting prof ...


Precision Agriculture Research Chair holding LI-COR workshop
Precision Agriculture Research Chair holding LI-COR workshop

A workshop featuring two major representatives of LI-COR, a global leader in the design and education of plant biology, biotechnology, drug discovery and environmen ...


Date palm cultivation is focus of 35th Scientific Meeting of the Saudi Society for Agricultural Sciences
Date palm cultivation is focus of 35th Scientific Meeting of the Saudi Society for Agricultural Sciences

The 35th Scientific Meeting of the Saudi Society for Agricultural Sciences, entitled The effects of the expansion of date palm cultivation, took place on February 1 ...


Food and Agriculture Sciences' Dr. Ahmed Al-Haidary to lead DSFP
Food and Agriculture Sciences' Dr. Ahmed Al-Haidary to lead DSFP

The King Saud University College of Food and Agriculture Sciences is proud to report that Dr. Ahmed A. Al-Haidary was recently appointed as the supervisor of the Di ...


Department of Agricultural Economics, Food Security Chair hold workshop
Department of Agricultural Economics, Food Security Chair hold workshop

The College of Food and Agriculture Sciences' Department of Agricultural Economics held a workshop, entitled "Food Security in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, on Tuesd ...


College of Food and Agriculture Sciences announces promotions and new appointments
College of Food and Agriculture Sciences announces promotions and new appointments

The College  of Food and Agriculture Sciences has released a list of faculty members and staff who have been recently promoted: Dr. Saud Al-Oud to the rank of Profe ...


Workshop on cultivating and pruning grapes to be held by College of Food and Agriculture Sciences
Workshop on cultivating and pruning grapes to be held by College of Food and Agriculture Sciences

The College of Food and Agriculture Sciences has organized a workshop on "The Breeding and Pruning of Grapes" at the Dirab Agricultural Experiment Station on Saturd ...