Plants

Economist studies effects of trade disputes, Arctic ice melt and pesticide exposure

Sandro Steinbach is an assistant professor in the College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources’ Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics. While his two master of science degrees and Ph.D. are in economics, he earned his undergraduate degrees in horticultural sciences and agricultural sciences. His wide knowledge facilitates Steinbach’s study of a broad range of […]

CAHNR in the news

CAHNR undergraduate students Zachary Duda ’21, Jonathan Russo ’21 and Alyson Schneider ’21 released a trailer for their upcoming documentary film, Completely Connecticut Agriculture. The project will highlight examples of innovative agriculture in the state. Duda, Russo and Schneider are all agriculture and natural resource majors. Russo is a double major in sustainable plant and soil […]

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today featured the new garden overlooking Swan Lake, which serves both to memorialize the beloved swing tree near Mirror Lake and to foster conversations among the UConn community. Two saplings propagated from the original swing tree by Professor Mark Brand of the Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture were planted in the new […]

Awards and achievements in CAHNR

UConn Extension staff member receives Mehlquist Award The Connecticut Horticulture Society (CT Hort) named UConn Extension Master Gardener State Program Coordinator Sarah Bailey the recipient of this year’s Mehlquist Award. The award was created in honor of Gustav Mehlquist for his extraordinary contribution to horticulture in Connecticut. He was a member of CT Hort and a professor […]