Plants

Extension educator putting fruit research into practice

“Research is pointless unless you can convey the results to people who can use it. They go hand-in-hand.” This quote from Visiting Associate Extension Educator Mary Concklin reveals her desire to combine science with education as she works with fruit and those who grow it. Since 2012, Concklin, who is now in a 100 percent […]

CAHNR in the news

SNAP-Ed Connection reported on a collaboration between UConn School and Family SNAP-Ed and the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center to support healthy behaviors in high-need children receiving healthcare. Department of Allied Health Sciences Professor Valerie Duffy was listed as the contact person. See also Morning Ag Clips. UConn Today posted a holiday video greeting that ends […]

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today quoted Department of Animal Science Professor Emeritus Michael Darre on why he thinks heritage or heirloom varieties of turkeys are popular for Thanksgiving meals. The article also mentioned the Ekonk Hill Turkey Farm, which is run by the Hermonot family including several CAHNR alumni, Katherine, Rick, Ashley and Jonathan. The Daily Campus reported […]