Six new research projects are being announced for the Vermont Agricultural Experiment Station (AES) at the University of Vermont (UVM). They join 29 projects already in progress. This work is funded by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), Hatch and Hatch Multistate Capacity Grants. Continue reading “New Research Announced from Vermont Agricultural Experiment Station”
Animal and Veterinary Sciences Associate Professor John Barlow
John Barlow has received a USDA NIFA grant from the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) program. The $246,766 grant is for Barlow’s sabbatical project beginning in August 2023, to July 2024.
The project is entitled, Tools and Approaches for Antimicrobial Stewardship and Resistance Surveillance on Small to Medium Sized Dairy Farms. The objective is to advance Barlow’s knowledge, skills, and experience in surveillance and quantification of antimicrobial resistant pathogens on dairy farms, using next-generation high-throughput metagenomic sequencing methods. Read the full proposal here. Continue reading “Dairy Science and Hemp Research Grant Recipients Announced”
A Reuters article on how climate change is impacting the maple sugaring season cites research from the Proctor Maple Research Center and features expert commentary from PMRC Director Tim Perkins. Continue reading “CALS in the News-March 2023”
Join UVM Extension for a winter conference or webinar during February and March 2023. View event details for the conferences and webinars at http://go.uvm.edu/conferences. The conference web page has detailed brochures, registration information, how to sponsor a conference, and recordings of past conferences. There are opportunities to earn Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets water quality education credits and certified crop adviser CEU credits. Continue reading “Upcoming Winter Extension Conferences and Webinars”
Extension Professor Ike Leslie offers comments on the challenges faced by LGBTQ farmers in this article from Wisconsin Public Radio.
VTDigger picked up Nexus News Media story on how mobile home communities are grappling with impacts of climate change, which features comments from Kelly Hamshaw. Continue reading “CALS in the News-January 2023”