UConn Today reported on the research of Assistant Professor Jessica Brandt of the Department of Natural Resources and the Environment on how selenium moves through the ecosystem in the Western U.S., which was recently published in Environmental Science & Technology. Selenium is a micronutrient acquired through diet, but excess exposure, and the timing of the […]
Five students and a teacher work with electrical wire during an Extension lamp-making workshop. From the CAHNR digital archives.
In 2016, UConn Extension launched the Solid Ground Farmer Trainings, a program to assist beginning farmers. The collaborative project is now in its second three-year funding cycle supported through the USDA Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program. Solid Ground Farmer Trainings are designed to offer education, mentoring and technical assistance to new farmers in their […]
UConn Today celebrated National Inventors Day on February 11 by reflecting on the University’s history of innovation. Professor Mark Brand of the Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture was mentioned for receiving patents for his novel black chokeberry cultivars. Kinesiology Professor Douglas Casa was a guest on the All Things AT: Behind the Tape […]
UConn Today announced Connecticut Sea Grant (CTSG) will lead a three-year, multi-state initiative to create an economic and business framework to spur the fledgling domestic kelp industry into the mainstream. The initiative is being led by Agricultural and Resource Economics Emeritus Professor Robert Pomeroy, who also serves as an extension specialist and marine resource economist […]