Sept. 2022 CALS in the News

Megaphone shouting news about agriculture.

CALS and Extension faculty, staff and students are making headlines for their commentaries, research findings, as subject matter experts, and for outreach collaborations. Below is a collection of recent stories.

UVM Morgan Horse Farm Equine Manager Jamie Maguire was a finalist for the Horse Nation Blogger Contest.

Extension Professor Lisa Chase was interviewed by NECN about a culinary trail in development that will link Vermont, New York and Canada.

Becky Maden shared insight on challenges farmers face to adapt to regenerative agriculture in an article from New York Focus on the impact of the summer’s heat and drought on New York farmers.

Chris Callahan discusses “dry cleaning” as a practice for cleaning produce in an article from Country Folks Grower.

Extension Assistant Professor Ali Kosiba was quoted in an Vermont Public piece about a new program pays small landowners to let their trees grow old and make their forests more resilient to climate change.

CDAE Associate Professor Dan Baker’s research is included in a article about farmers receiving loans to renovate worker housing.

The Saint Albans Messenger published an article about Franklin County 4-H’ers winning big at the Champlain Valley Fair.

PSS Associate Professor Eric von Wettberg was interviewed for a Burlington Free Press article about fall gardening in Vermont.

Extension Associate Professor Kris Stepenuk was quoted in a Burlington Free Press article about blue-green algae in Lake Champlain.

In an op-ed in Eurasia Review, CDAE Professor Josh Farley is quoted extensively about challenging the growth paradigm.

The Business of Maple in Morning Ag Clips included a piece about an upcoming educational workshop was for maple producers, hosted by Cornell University. It features a University of Vermont curriculum specifically written for maple syrup producers.

UVM Entomology Professor Margaret Skinner was interviewed for WCAX about how farmers can reap the benefits of farming and solar, “agrivoltaics.”

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