Environment

Extension educator assists communities with response to gypsy moths

A version of this article first appeared in UConn Today, June 13, 2019. Connecticut residents are all too familiar with the damage wrought by gypsy moths. In their larval stage as caterpillars, their voracious appetites can defoliate trees, particularly oaks. While healthy trees usually recuperate and grow new leaves, the extent of the defoliation along […]

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today reported on UConn chemical engineering research that uses sweat to monitor health. The researcher credited the Department of Kinesiology as collaborators in this effort. Consumer Reports quoted Associate Professor of Soil Science Jason Henderson in an article about proper lawn maintenance. Henderson, who talked about watering and cutting the turf, is part of […]

Awards and achievements for CAHNR

College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources Associate Dean and Professor Kumar Venkitanarayanan and his team received the 2019 Award for Excellence in Multistate Research from the Northeastern Region Association of State Agricultural Experiment Station Directors (NERA). Venkitanarayanan is the administrative advisor for a multistate research project NE1442 called “Poultry Production Systems and Well-being: Sustainability […]