At UVM, the Community Development and Applied Economics 1010 class has taken on the challenge of aiding endangered native pollinators such as:
- Yellow-banded bumblebee (Bombus terrestris).
- Regal fritillary (Argynnis idalia).
- American bumblebee (Bombus pensylvanicus).
Continue reading “CDAE Students Support Pollinators with Bug Hotels”
Virginia Jaquish, Extension Human Resources Administrator
Jaquish grew up in the northern foothills of the Adirondacks. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from SUNY Potsdam and a Master of Fine Arts from Ohio University.
After college, Jaquish returned to the Northeast Kingdom, where she had spent summers as a kid. Continue reading “CALS New Hires-June 2023”
Plant and Soil Science Associate Professor Terry Bradshaw was interviewed for a Brattleboro Reformer story about the catastrophic impacts of the May freeze event on Vermont fruit and berry growers. Continue reading “CALS in the News-May 2023”
Laura Eckman, a second-year PhD student in the Department of Plant and Soil Science’s Entomology Research Laboratory, and Sydney Miller, a senior undergraduate student studying agroecology, have been awarded funding from the Robert L. Parsons Fund for Professional Development in Production Agriculture. The Parsons award is offered in honor and remembrance of “Bob” Parsons, a dear colleague of many in the UVM College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS). The funding supports expanded educational opportunities for students and agricultural producers. Continue reading “Two CALS Students Receive Robert L. Parsons Award”
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”