UVM Graduate Students Awarded Northeast SARE Grants

Two people are in a field looking at a bunch of just picked grain crop.
Photo source: USDA Agronomic and Forage Crops Program

Northeast SARE’s Graduate Student Research Grant Program recently awarded funding for two UVM graduate research projects.

Northeast SARE offers grants to graduate students to conduct research on topics specific to sustainable agriculture, under the supervision of a faculty advisor. Proposals should address issues of current or potential importance to Northeast farmers, agricultural researchers, and farm support professionals like NRCS personnel, Extension educators, and nonprofit staff.

Below are the graduate students and their advisors who were awarded research grants:

  • Jasmine Hart and Advisor Eric Bishop-von Wettberg were awarded $14,999 for the project, Warm Season Legumes as an Alternative Forage in the Northeast United States.
  • Sandra Nnadi and Advisor Jeanne Harris were awarded $14,938.00 for the project, Effect of Mycorrhizal Fungi on Blueberry Fruit Anthocyanin Content.
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