During a February 6, 2023 Across the Fence program, Plant and Soil Science Professor Deb Neher and Environmental Science Student Rachel Elliot (’23) explained how undergraduate research not only advances science, but teaches valuable life lessons.
The Horticulture Research and Education Center (HREC) recently presented a year-end review highlighting the significant research, teaching and outreach activities that took place at the farm in 2022. The 97-acre property located just a few miles from campus in South Burlington serves as the primary field laboratory site for agronomic and horticultural crop research for the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and is the home of the Catamount Educational Farm, which provides a platform for research and education, serves as a model for sustainable fruit and vegetable production, and generates food for the local community.
Join UVM Extension for a winter conference or webinar during February and March 2023. View event details for the conferences and webinars at http://go.uvm.edu/conferences. The conference web page has detailed brochures, registration information, how to sponsor a conference, and recordings of past conferences. There are opportunities to earn Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets water quality education credits and certified crop adviser CEU credits. Continue reading “Upcoming Winter Extension Conferences and Webinars”