CALS in the News-January 2024

Megaphone shouting news about agriculture.

The Vermont Agrivoltaic Project was highlighted in this article from Clean Technica about growing saffron in the shade of solar panels. UVM saffron expert Arash Ghalehgolabbehbahani, along with researchers Bruce L. Parker and Margaret Skinner are mentioned in the article.

UVM will study the sustainability of Vermont’s maple industry, and its impact on the climate. The research will include experts in economics, forestry, natural resource management and community development, as well as maple syrup producers. Mark Isselhardt was interviewed by Vermont Public for the article. Continue reading “CALS in the News-January 2024”

The March Growing and Selling Saffron Workshop

Crocus flowers showing stamens for saffron collection.

The North American Center for Saffron Research and Development at the University of Vermont (UVM) and Rodale Institute in Pennsylvania hosted the 7th annual workshop on saffron production and marketing. The workshop was held on March 23 and March 30, 2023, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The event was held online and will be recorded for all registrants. Continue reading “The March Growing and Selling Saffron Workshop”