Food

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today featured research Kumar Venkitanarayanan recently published as part of a team that explored ways to reduce nosocomial infections, diseases that are acquired in a hospital, using metals and metalloids. Venkitanarayanan is associate dean for research and graduate studies and an animal science professor in CAHNR. The research was also featured in Science Daily and mentioned […]

CAHNR in the news

The College was honored at the opening game of the UConn Women’s Basketball Team, which celebrated UConn’s history as an agricultural school. UConn Today featured a video about a collaboration between UConn Extension and the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation through the USDA Federally Recognized Tribes Extension Program. The partnership seeks to enhance agricultural production, food […]

National Seaweed Hub is extension educator’s latest project to spur industry

Aquaculture, the farming of fish, shellfish and aquatic plants, is the fastest growing sector of food production, currently providing more than half of the seafood consumed globally. But with overall consumption of both wild-caught and farmed seafood more than doubling in the last 50 years, according to a 2018 report published by the Food and […]