Author: Patsy Evans

Awards and achievements for CAHNR

The Conservation Training Partnerships Program was selected as the recipient of a 2018 DataHaven Innovation Award (Data in Education Award – University and Graduate Level). The awards, presented by Liberty Bank Foundation, were designed to highlight the creativity and ingenuity of individuals and groups who employ data to make Connecticut a better place. Team members […]

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today quoted Department of Animal Science Professor Emeritus Michael Darre on why he thinks heritage or heirloom varieties of turkeys are popular for Thanksgiving meals. The article also mentioned the Ekonk Hill Turkey Farm, which is run by the Hermonot family including several CAHNR alumni, Katherine, Rick, Ashley and Jonathan. The Daily Campus reported […]

CAHNR in the news

Medicine news line reported that high school students picked less water, whole fruit and milk when fruit juice was available as part of a school meal program. Postdoctoral Research Associate Rebecca Boehm, lead author of the study, was quoted in the article. She is part of agricultural and resource economics. See also UConn Today. UConn […]

Awards and achievements for CAHNR

At eXtension’s recent Impact Collaborative Summit in Indianapolis, a National Pesticide Safety Education Center (NPSEC) team won an award in the most fundable project or program category. This has earned the team recognition and a strategic partnership with the eXtension Partner Development Team. The NPSEC team is comprised of staff and Pesticide Safety Education Program […]

CAHNR in the news

Leonardodicaprio.org included an article by Rebecca Boehm about the relationship between United States household food purchasing and greenhouse gas emissions. Boehm is a postdoctoral research associate in agricultural and resource economics. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released a second edition of the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans on Monday. It gives recommendations […]