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”
Plant and Soil Science Assistant Professor Terence Bradshaw was selected to receive the North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture (NACTA) Educator Award. Continue reading “Bradshaw Awarded for Excellence in Teaching”
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.
Grapes and wine continue to be a growing crop in Vermont’s agriculture and food scene, and the UVM Fruit Program continues to support producers through research and outreach programs. Last summer, UVM Fruit Program Director Dr. Terence Bradshaw and UVM Plant Diagnostic Clinic Director Dr. Ann Hazelrigg published a comparative study of disease susceptibility of nine novel grape varieties grown at UVM’s Catamount Educational Farm. Results from that work are helping farmers in the region to manage diseases sustainably. Continue reading “Bradshaw, Hazelrigg Publish Results of Grape Research”
In this issue of What’s Buzzing, we feature two faculty members who were interviewed for Across the Fence on timely fall season topics. Continue reading “Featured Videos From Across the Fence”