Community Accreditation for Produce Safety Program Receives Grant

A tub full of water with just picked beets with leaves and stems getting washed.

Extension Professor Vern Grubinger and Extension Produce Safety Accreditation Program Coordinator Hans Estrin have been awarded $305,630 from the USDA’s Food Safety Outreach Program, for a three-year project that builds on the multi-state food safety education and outreach program called Community Accreditation for Produce Safety, or CAPS. Continue reading “Community Accreditation for Produce Safety Program Receives Grant”

Bradshaw Receives Horticulture Farm Facilities Improvement Grant

An architectural rendering of facility improvements planned for the UVM Hort Farm.
An architectural rendering of planned improvements for the UVM Horticulture Farm.

The UVM Horticulture Research and Education Center (HREC) is a 97 acre property that was purchased by the University of Vermont (UVM) in the early 1950’s. Located in South Burlington, VT, it has been the primary field laboratory for College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) applied research and outreach in horticultural and agronomic crops. Continue reading “Bradshaw Receives Horticulture Farm Facilities Improvement Grant”

New Research Announced from Vermont Agricultural Experiment Station

A distant view of the University of Vermont campus in the summer, looking east, with the Green Mountains in the background.

Six new research projects are being announced for the Vermont Agricultural Experiment Station (AES) at the University of Vermont (UVM). They join 29 projects already in progress. This work is funded by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), Hatch and Hatch Multistate Capacity Grants. Continue reading “New Research Announced from Vermont Agricultural Experiment Station”