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FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Dr. Steven C. Ricke, professor of food science for the University
of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture, received the Evonik Corporation Award
for Achievement in Poultry Science at the annual Poultry Science Association meeting
held this year in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Ricke is the Donald “Buddy” Wray Endowed Chair in Food Safety and director of the
Division of Agriculture’s Center for Food Safety. He is also a faculty member of the
food science department of the Division of Agriculture and Dale Bumpers College of
Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences, and the Cellular and Molecular Graduate program
at the University of Arkansas.
Ricke’s research program in the division’s Arkansas Agriculture Experiment Station
is primarily focused on Salmonella, with projects spanning more than 25 years, emphasizing studies on growth, survival
and pathogenesis of the pathogen during food animal production and processing.
The Evonik Corporation Award is given as an achievement award, for distinctive contributions
to poultry science advancement, covering a period of not more than seven years and
who have made outstanding contributions in the field of poultry research that have
been published in recognized journals or state, provincial, or federal publications.
Awards are based on:
To learn more about Division of Agriculture research, visit the Arkansas Agricultural
Experiment Station website: https://aaes.uark.edu. Follow us on Twitter at @ArkAgResearch and Instagram at ArkAgResearch.
About the Division of Agriculture
The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture’s mission is to strengthen
agriculture, communities, and families by connecting trusted research to the adoption
of best practices. Through the Agricultural Experiment Station and the Cooperative
Extension Service, the Division of Agriculture conducts research and extension work
within the nation’s historic land grant education system.
The Division of Agriculture is one of 20 entities within the University of Arkansas
System. It has offices in all 75 counties in Arkansas and faculty on five system campuses.
The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture offers all its Extension
and Research programs to all eligible persons without regard to race, color, sex,
gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, disability, marital
or veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status, and
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