Equine Reproduction Workshop at Morgan Horse Farm a Success

Several college students sitting in a classroom listening to an instructor discuss Morgan horse anatomy and physiology.
Students learning about mare anatomy and physiology.

The UVM Morgan Horse Farm hosted another fantastic Equine Reproduction Workshop on April 5 and 6, 2024. They had a great turnout of students and participants from the equine community.

The teaching agenda included lectures on mare and stallion physiology, breeding program management, foaling and neonates, hereditary disorders, artificial insemination, industry opportunities, and how to make mating decisions based on breeding ethics and philosophy. Continue reading “Equine Reproduction Workshop at Morgan Horse Farm a Success”

CALS in the News-March 2024

Megaphone shouting news about agriculture.

CDAE Assistant Professor Trisha Shrum was interviewed by WCAX about the way Vermonters spend their money and how it will evolve as extreme weather occurrences increase.

USDA NIFA announced funding for a project on sheep and goat farmer collaboration and education, with the UVM Extension Center for Sustainable Agriculture. Outreach Specialist Kelsie Meehan is the lead on the project. Continue reading “CALS in the News-March 2024”

Consumer Assistance Program Provides On-the-Job Training for UVM Students

A photo of the entry sign to the Vermont Attorney General's Consumer Assistance Program office.
Click this link to view the full interview – https://go.uvm.edu/dbgyt

UVM students interning with the Vermont Attorney General’s Consumer Assistance Program (CAP) were interviewed recently by WCAX. The UVM Community Development and Applied Economics Department partners with the CAP program, to offer students valuable, transferable job skills with the program’s service learning opportunities. Continue reading “Consumer Assistance Program Provides On-the-Job Training for UVM Students”