Agritourism Team Awarded for Excellence in Tourism Programming

Hundreds of pumpkins lined up for sale on a farm.

Lisa Chase and members of the Agritourism Multi-State Project Team received the 2021 Excellence in Tourism Programming Award from the National Extension Tourism Network. This award recognizes outstanding tourism program development, impacts, or accomplishments relative to innovative, creative, or scholarly activities. Continue reading “Agritourism Team Awarded for Excellence in Tourism Programming”

Staff Recognition Awards 2021

whitney northrop and mary fay
Whitney Northrop (CALS Student Services) and Mary Fay (UVM Extension) received the 2021 Excellence in Individual Staff Support awards.
Congratulations to the recipients of this year’s Excellence in Staff Support Awards. These annual awards recognize staff in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and Extension for exceptional work in the eyes of their fellow employees, supervisors, and/or the people they serve. The award is given to two individuals for their individual excellence and one team for their excellence in teamwork and performance.

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Perkins Inducted into Maple Hall of Fame

Tim Perkins standing outside in a sugar bush at the Proctor Center.

Proctor Maple Research Center Director Tim Perkins has been inducted into the 2020-2021 North American Maple Syrup Council (NAMSC) Maple Hall of Fame. The award was presented virtually for the first time since the Hall of Fame was established in 1977 at the International Maple Museum Centre in Croghan, New York. The NAMSC created the Maple Hall of Fame to recognize “those who have excelled in research, development, and leadership in the North American maple industry.” Continue reading “Perkins Inducted into Maple Hall of Fame”

Deb Neher Delivers Keynote at ISHS International Symposium

Plant and Soil Science Professor Deb Neher was a keynote speaker at GrowingMedia2021, the International Society for Horticultural Science (ISHS)’s International Symposium on Growing Media, Soilless Cultivation and Compost Utilization in Horticulture. Neher spoke on the topic of using compost for suppressing soilborne plant pathogens. Watch her presentation here! (Talk begins at 4:47:12) Continue reading “Deb Neher Delivers Keynote at ISHS International Symposium”