The Annual Friends of the Horticulture Farm Plant Sale

A UVM student is helping out at the Friends of the Horticulture Farm plant sale.
UVM Food Systems undergrad Laurel Marshia helped out at the 2021 plant sale.

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”

Praxis the Focus for Agroecology Transitions Series

Two farmers walking through a farm gate near a large tractor.

Resources are being provided by Professor of Agroecology & Environmental Studies Ernesto Mendez and his Agroecology and Livelihoods Collaborative support team, for projects associated with the McKnight Foundation’s Collaborative Crop Research Program in South America and Africa. This includes a new online series titled “Perspectives on Agroecology Transitions.” Continue reading “Praxis the Focus for Agroecology Transitions Series”

Livestock Disease Preparedness a Goal for Tactical Sciences Grant

Many Holstein cows in a barn eating hay.

Animal and Veterinary Sciences Research Associate Professor Julie Smith, and Plant and Soil Science Research Assistant Professor Scott Merrill have been awarded $1 million dollars for a three-year research and outreach project funded through the USDA NIFA Tactical Sciences for Agricultural Biosecurity program. Continue reading “Livestock Disease Preparedness a Goal for Tactical Sciences Grant”