Food

CAHNR in the news

NBC Connecticut aired a segment on Solid Ground Farmer Trainings, a UConn Extension program designed to offer education, mentoring and technical assistance to new and beginning farmers. The program was launched in 2016 through the USDA Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program. Charlotte Ross, program coordinator, was interviewed. James Knighton, assistant professor in the Department of […]

CAHNR in the news

Tatiana Andreyeva, an associate professor in Agricultural and Resource Economics and director of economic initiatives in the UConn Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, is quoted on a study she co-authored in The Counter. The study analyzed USDA data on schools that participated in the Community Eligibility Provision, a program that permitted some schools […]

Salty & Sweet: UConn Creamery Expands Production with New Line of Artisanal Cheeses

The UConn Creamery ramped up their cheese production with new flavors and old favorites There’s more than just ice cream at the UConn Dairy Bar. In addition to delicious dessert favorites, the UConn Creamery has crafted new cheeses available for purchase through the UConn Dairy Bar. But to make it happen on a large scale […]

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today announced CATALYST, a PCI Geomatics brand, is establishing a Center of Excellence at UConn in partnership with the Global Environmental Remote Sensing (GERS) Laboratory, headed by Assistant Professor Zhe Zhu in the Department of Natural Resources and the Environment. The collaboration seeks to radically improve the ability to study changes to landscapes over […]

CAHNR in the news

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 […]