Seventy-two 4-H members from across Vermont participated in the 4-H Bovine Bonanza, held at the University of Vermont’s Paul R. Miller Research & Education Center on November 5, 2022. The instructors for the event were the Cooperative for Real Education in Agriculture Management (CREAM) students. With the farm hosting the event, it brings 4-H members to UVM and it gives the CREAM students a chance to showcase their passion and knowledge. Continue reading “4-H Bonanza Showcases Student Passion for All Things Bovine”
Halloween Barn returned in full force this year after a few years’ hiatus due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The event, held annually at the UVM Horse Barn for the past two decades, welcomes community members and their families to trick or treat through the horse barn stalls where they are greeted by students and their horses in costume.
The Miner Institute has announced that Taylor Turney, an Animal and Veterinary Sciences graduate student, has been awarded the 2022-2023 Stephen S. Flanagan, Frances B. Flanagan, and Stephen F. Flanagan Scholarship. Continue reading “Scholarship Awarded to Animal & Veterinary Sciences Grad Student”
North Country Animal League (NCAL) is a nonprofit, small animal rescue and equine center in Morrisville, VT. Their mission is to promote compassionate and responsible relationships between humans and animals. Animal and Veterinary Sciences Lecturer Chrissy Rohan works at NCAL part-time as a riding instructor. Continue reading “UVM Alum in League at North Country Animal Shelter”
Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences Assistant Professor Andrea Etter’s lab had their first manuscript accepted for publication in Frontiers in Veterinary Science, detailing the results from three years of adult backyard chicken sampling for Salmonella enterica. This study was funded by Hatch funds from the Vermont Agricultural Experiment Station. Continue reading “Backyard Chicken Salmonella Sampling Manuscript Accepted”