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CAHNR in the news

UConn Today posted a video highlighting UConn cannabis cultivation and research. Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture Professor Gerald Berkowitz and student Peter Apicella spoke on the video. NBC Connecticut posted a video about the need for kids to stay active in the summer. Department Head and Associate Professor Lindsay DiStefano discussed the importance […]

Extension educator assists communities with response to gypsy moths

A version of this article first appeared in UConn Today, June 13, 2019. Connecticut residents are all too familiar with the damage wrought by gypsy moths. In their larval stage as caterpillars, their voracious appetites can defoliate trees, particularly oaks. While healthy trees usually recuperate and grow new leaves, the extent of the defoliation along […]

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today reported on UConn chemical engineering research that uses sweat to monitor health. The researcher credited the Department of Kinesiology as collaborators in this effort. Consumer Reports quoted Associate Professor of Soil Science Jason Henderson in an article about proper lawn maintenance. Henderson, who talked about watering and cutting the turf, is part of […]