Economics

Economist studies effects of trade disputes, Arctic ice melt and pesticide exposure

Sandro Steinbach is an assistant professor in the College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources’ Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics. While his two master of science degrees and Ph.D. are in economics, he earned his undergraduate degrees in horticultural sciences and agricultural sciences. His wide knowledge facilitates Steinbach’s study of a broad range of […]

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today featured the new garden overlooking Swan Lake, which serves both to memorialize the beloved swing tree near Mirror Lake and to foster conversations among the UConn community. Two saplings propagated from the original swing tree by Professor Mark Brand of the Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture were planted in the new […]

CAHNR in the news

The Daily Campus featured Lindsay DiStefano, associate professor and Head of Kinesiology, and her family’s search for bone marrow transplant donors for her two sons, who both have a rare immunodeficiency disease. The DiStefano family has partnered with Be The Match, a foundation able to connect directly with the bone marrow registry and advocates for those […]

Economists produce study on effects of COVID-19 on the dairy industry

With support from the Richard DelFavero Fund, Rigoberto Lopez, professor in the Department of Acultural and Resource Economics, and Chris Laughton, director of knowledge exchange at Farm Credit East, have compiled a report on the impact of COVID-19 on the Connecticut dairy farm sector. The study was conducted at the request of UConn Extension, the Connecticut […]