Two CALS Students Receive Robert L. Parsons Award

A Pennsylvania dairy farm with two silos and barns, and many acres of corn growing during the summer.

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”