Extension

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 […]

College organizes group to promote GMO science

According to a recent Pew Research survey, the largest difference in science-related views between the American public and scientists concerns the safety of food produced from, or that used, genetically modified organisms (GMOs). While scientists say GMOs are safe, the public is skeptical, expressing concerns about the impacts their use may have on human and […]

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today reported that Department of Animal Science Professor Cindy Tian and graduate student Elizabeth Johnson were 2018 finalists for the Wolff Prize in the Wolff New Venture Competition. Their entrepreneurial concept is Mycozap, a plant-derived antimicrobial treatment for illness in cattle caused by Mycoplasma bovis. Phys.org highlighted a recently published journal article in Science […]

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today ran an article about a new UConn class called Horticulture of Cannabis: From Seed to Harvest, which will be offered in plant science and landscape architecture. It included quotes by Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture Professor Gerald Berkowitz, who will teach the class, and mentioned CAHNR alumni Taylor Cheek and Matt […]