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Bourland Recognized by Cotton Ginners (Movers & Shakers)

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Agrieducation 135332 Fred Bourland
Fred Bourland, examines test plots for the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture cotton variety testing program during a field day at the Lon Mann Cotton Research Station near Marianna. ( UA Division of Agriculture Communications)

Fred Bourland has received the A.L. Vandergriff Cotton Pioneer Award for his cotton breeding and research from the Southern Cotton Ginners Association, headquartered in Memphis.

Bourland is a professor of cotton breeding and genetics for the Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station and the research arm of the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture.

Agrieducation 135332 Andrew Berner
Andrew Berner of Jetton General Contracting in Jonesboro ()

Andrew Berner, president of Jetton General Contracting of Jonesboro, has been appointed to the board of trustees of the New York Institute of Technology, which has a program at Arkansas State University.

Berner is a member of the Dean’s Advisory Council of the NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine at ASU. He also is the founder of University Lofts, a developer of affordable housing in college towns in the mid-South.

Agrieducation 135332 Todd Clark
Todd Clark of Arkansas State University in Jonesboro ()

Todd Clark has been named associate chief communications officer of Arkansas State University in Jonesboro.

Clark, a graduate of A State, previously was the director of the digital creative media office at A State, which oversees the university’s video production unit, the university photographer and the university’s websites and official social media accounts.

See more of this week’s Movers & Shakers, and submit your own announcement at ArkansasBusiness.com/Movers.

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