May 2022 CALS in the News

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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.

The Agroecology and Livelihoods Collaborative (ALC) is among several partners listed in this article from Daily Coffee News about a new open-access platform that has been developed called the State of the Smallholder Coffee Farmer. Continue reading “May 2022 CALS in the News”

Corn Research Benefits Farmers, Processors, Markets

Ears of colorful corn in a bucket

Extension Professor Heather Darby has been researching short-season corn varieties for over 20 years in an effort to determine their suitability for the food-grade corn industry and help farmers diversify. A recent Modern Farmer article spotlights the resurgence of food and distilled products, and the rising demand for local corn supplies. Continue reading “Corn Research Benefits Farmers, Processors, Markets”

Staff Recognition Awards 2021

whitney northrop and mary fay
Whitney Northrop (CALS Student Services) and Mary Fay (UVM Extension) received the 2021 Excellence in Individual Staff Support awards.
Congratulations to the recipients of this year’s Excellence in Staff Support Awards. These annual awards recognize staff in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and Extension for exceptional work in the eyes of their fellow employees, supervisors, and/or the people they serve. The award is given to two individuals for their individual excellence and one team for their excellence in teamwork and performance.

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