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College of Food and Agricultural Sciences welcomes Dr. Muhammad Anis, expert on medicinal plant propagation
College of Food and Agricultural Sciences welcomes Dr. Muhammad Anis, expert on medicinal plant propagation

The Department of Plant Production will be holding a lecture on Wednesday, January 11, in the College of Food and Agricultural Sciences building  (bld. #2,  room AA ...


Training session on "Agricultural Data Analysis" taking place on January 8, 9 at College of Food and Ag Sciences
Training session on "Agricultural Data Analysis" taking place on January 8, 9 at College of Food and Ag Sciences

The Department of Agricultural Economics, part of the College of Food and Agriculture Sciences, has organized a training course entitled "Choosing appropriate sta ...


Dr. Ali M. Idris, plant virology expert, lectures on economic impact of begomovirus
Dr. Ali M. Idris, plant virology expert, lectures on economic impact of begomovirus

Dr. Ali Madi Idris, leader of a King Abdullah University of Science and Technology  (KAUST) research group, recently delivered a lecture on molecular epidemiology o ...


PARC professors speak at new U-World Conference held in China
PARC professors speak at new U-World Conference held in China

Dr. V.C. Patil and Dr. Khalid A. Al-Gaadi, of King Saud University's Precision Agriculture Research Chair (PARC), were speakers at this year’s 1st International Con ...


KSU graduates named Teaching Assistants for Food & Agriculture Science College
KSU graduates named Teaching Assistants for Food & Agriculture Science College

Two King Saud University students have been appointed KSU teaching assistants, according to the College of Food and Agriculture Science’s department of public relat ...


Food & Agriculture College students organize trip to Jizan and Farasan
Food & Agriculture College students organize trip to Jizan and Farasan

Student committees in the King Saud University’s College of Food and Agriculture Sciences are organizing a four-day journey to the Saudi regions of the Jizan Provi ...


College of Food and Agriculture Sciences to provide vaccinations for measles, rubella and mumps
College of Food and Agriculture Sciences to provide vaccinations for measles, rubella and mumps

The second phase of a national campaign to fight measles, rubella and mumps will begin on Saturday, December 3, throughout the Kingdom. King Saud University is doi ...


Chair of Date Palm Research organizes symposium on red palm weevil
Chair of Date Palm Research organizes symposium on red palm weevil

King Saud University's Date Palm Research Chair (formerly Red Palm Weevil Research Chair), has thanked Saudi Minister of Higher Education Dr. Khalid Al-Angari for a ...


King Saud University’s Date Palm Weevil Chair Continues Quest to Protect Major Kingdom Industry
King Saud University’s Date Palm Weevil Chair Continues Quest to Protect Major Kingdom Industry

In 1987, the Red Palm Weevil surfaced in Saudi Arabia, and since the dreaded insect appeared, it has infected tens of thousands of date palm trees, seriously threat ...


KSU to begin collaborative research with Saudi food giant NADEC
KSU to begin collaborative research with Saudi food giant NADEC

A memorandum of understanding was signed this week between King Saud University’s Precision Agriculture Research Chair (PARC) and the National Agriculture Developme ...


KSU to begin collaborative research with Saudi food giant NADEC
KSU to begin collaborative research with Saudi food giant NADEC

A memorandum of understanding was signed this week between King Saud University’s Precision Agriculture Research Chair (PARC) and the National Agriculture Developme ...


Master's Thesis on Fusarium Wilt research to be presented in the College of Food Sciences and Agriculture
Master's Thesis on Fusarium Wilt research to be presented in the College of Food Sciences and Agriculture

The College of Food Sciences and Agriculture’s Department of Plant Protection will organize a presentation of the results of Anwar Hamoud Sharaf Al-Din’s Master’s T ...


PhD Dissertation to be presented at College of Food Sciences and Agriculture
PhD Dissertation to be presented at College of Food Sciences and Agriculture

The College of Food Sciences and Agriculture's Department of Animal Production has organized a lecture on research completed by Hossam Mohamed Kheir Eddin for his P ...


Saudi Ministry of Agriculture, KSU sign agreement for ambitious sustainable agriculture R&D center
Saudi Ministry of Agriculture, KSU sign agreement for ambitious sustainable agriculture R&D center

On Sunday morning, King Saud University and the Saudi Arabian Ministry of Agriculture signed an agreement, which will allocate 187 SAR (50 million USD) for the esta ...


PARC Welcomes Dr. Amer Alroichdi to Lecture on Hyperspectral Imagery
PARC Welcomes Dr. Amer Alroichdi to Lecture on Hyperspectral Imagery

On Tuesday, June 7, King Saud University’s Precision Agriculture Research Chair will be host to Dr. Amer Alroichdi, who is to deliver a presentation on spectral ima ...


Dr. Khodran Al-Zahrani Delivers Series of Agricultural Extension Lectures in UAE
Dr. Khodran Al-Zahrani Delivers Series of Agricultural Extension Lectures in UAE

Dr. Khodran Al-Zahrani, a faculty member at the Department of Agricultural Extension and Rural Sociology, recently participated in a workshop entitled "Developing C ...


KSU Bagshan Chair for Bee Research Buzzing with Activity
KSU Bagshan Chair for Bee Research Buzzing with Activity

In an effort to teach the public about bee-keeping and the importance of the honey industry to the national economy, King Saud University and Engineer Abdullah Ahma ...


KSU Bagshan Chair for Bee Research Buzzing with Activity
KSU Bagshan Chair for Bee Research Buzzing with Activity

In an effort to teach the public about bee-keeping and the importance of the honey industry to the national economy, King Saud University and Engineer Abdullah Ahma ...


KSU Professors, Abdulrahman Aldawood and Mostafa Sharaf, Report new ant species
KSU Professors, Abdulrahman Aldawood and Mostafa Sharaf, Report new ant species

Two King Saud University professors have discovered a new species of ant belonging to the rare genus of Carebara ants, which has more than 180 species throughout th ...


Chair of Date Processing & Industry launched at King Saud University
Chair of Date Processing & Industry launched at King Saud University

Describing King Saud as “a fortress of knowledge,” Dr. Fahd Balghunaim, Saudi Minister of Agriculture, spoke at the dedication of the KSU Chair of Date Processing a ...


University of Kentucky researcher Michael Reed speaking on Sunday and Monday at College of Food Sciences and Agriculture
University of Kentucky researcher Michael Reed speaking on Sunday and Monday at College of Food Sciences and Agriculture

The Department of Agricultural Economics at the College of Food Sciences and Agriculture has organized  two days of lectures presented by Dr. Michael Reed of the Un ...