CALS in the News-March 2024

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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”

Online Business Training Offered for Agritourism Enterprises

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A webinar and online series of agritourism business planning trainings will begin on January 23, 2024, led by UVM Extension business experts. Agritourism Business Planning with AgPlan will be taught via Zoom and runs from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. every Tuesday, from February 13 through March 26, 2024. Continue reading “Online Business Training Offered for Agritourism Enterprises”

CALS in the News-September 2023

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Joshua Faulkner was quoted in a Popular Resistance article about severe storm events and their increasing frequency in the Northeast. His Farming and Climate Change Program at the University of Vermont works with farmers to build climate resilience and adaptation strategies.

The Associated Press of Pakistan reported on speakers who highlighted the growing challenges to river deltas across the world, threatened by sea level rise, flooding, salt water intrusion, forced migration, water scarcity and water security. UVM CDAE Professor Asim Zia was a presenter during this session. Continue reading “CALS in the News-September 2023”