New Research Announced from Vermont Agricultural Experiment Station

A distant view of the University of Vermont campus in the summer, looking east, with the Green Mountains in the background.

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”

Dairy Science and Hemp Research Grant Recipients Announced

Animal and Veterinary Sciences Associate Professor John Barlow

John BarlowJohn 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”

Upcoming Winter Extension Conferences and Webinars

A field of research plots growing sunflowers and different types of grains.

Join UVM Extension for a winter conference or webinar during February and March 2023. View event details for the conferences and webinars at 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”