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”
Saffron: Growing the world’s most expensive spice in the Green Mountains
Continue reading “Across the Fence Highlights-Nov. 2023”
USDA NIFA announced a grant for facility improvements at the UVM Horticulture Education and Research Center, through the Research Facilities Act Program.
Plant and Soil Science Associate Professor and Chair Terry Bradshaw was interviewed for a WCAX article on the USDA’s release of updated plant hardiness zone maps and what the changes mean for local growers. Continue reading “CALS in the News-November 2023”
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”
Margaret Skinner was quoted in this story from WCAX about Claussen’s Greenhouses’ recognition by the Northeast IPM Center for their use of Integrated Pest Management techniques. Continue reading “CALS in the News-February 2023”