The Annual Friends of the Horticulture Farm Plant Sale

A UVM student is helping out at the Friends of the Horticulture Farm plant sale.
UVM Food Systems undergrad Laurel Marshia helped out at the 2021 plant sale.

Saturday, July 16 marked the annual Friends of the Horticulture Farm (FHF) plant sale at the UVM Horticulture Research and Education Center in South Burlington. The hot and steamy weather that day did not discourage curious plant collectors, enthusiasts and others looking for a good deal, from taking advantage of discount prices on a wide variety of donated trees, shrubs, perennials and annuals. Continue reading “The Annual Friends of the Horticulture Farm Plant Sale”

Animal Biosciences PhD Students Awarded Pre-doctoral Fellowships

Dairy cows in a lightly snow covered field in late fall.

Caitlin Jeffrey and Victoria Taormina, Ph.D. students in the Department of Animal and Veterinary Sciences (ASCI) Animal Biosciences program, received pre-doctoral fellowship grants under the USDA Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) Competitive Grants Program. The fellowships from the Education and Workforce Development Program provide two years of salary, tuition and materials and supplies support for their thesis projects. Continue reading “Animal Biosciences PhD Students Awarded Pre-doctoral Fellowships”