Author: Jason M. Sheldon

Economist developing tools to understand trade war effects on agriculture industry

The United States agricultural industry is one of the sectors hit hardest by recent trade wars. The United States is the world’s second largest exporter of agricultural products selling, on average, more than 20 percent of its output to foreign markets. Nearly 50 percent of some crops, including wheat, cotton and soybeans, are sold abroad. […]

Awards and achievements in CAHNR

Cameron Faustman to receive 2019 Excellence in Research Leadership Award The Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture announced their excellence in agricultural research awards. Animal Science Professor and former CAHNR Interim Dean Cameron Faustman was named a recipient of the 2019 Excellence […]

CAHNR in the news

An article in Elemental quoted Linda Pescatello, a distinguished professor in the Department of Kinesiology. She explained individuals who exercise only on weekends can experience the same health benefits as those with more consistent exercise routines throughout the week. In addition to noting the immediate health benefits of exercise, she said that any physical activity, […]

CAHNR in the news

Stacey Stearns, a program specialist in UConn Extension, was a guest on WSHU where she discussed public trails. The program focused on the health of the public trail system in Connecticut and New York. HamletHub announced that the city of Milford received accreditation and recognition by the Connecticut Economic Development Association (CEDAS) recognizing the use […]

Awards and achievements in CAHNR

Megan Davenport selected as Connecticut National FFA Officer Candidate Megan Davenport, an animal science sophomore, is the Connecticut National Future Farmers of America (FFA) Officer Candidate. Each state may recommend one candidate for the National FFA Office annually. National FFA Officers dedicate one year of service with the organization. The time is spent representing student […]