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Economists produce study on effects of COVID-19 on the dairy industry

With support from the Richard DelFavero Fund, Rigoberto Lopez, professor in the Department of Acultural and Resource Economics, and Chris Laughton, director of knowledge exchange at Farm Credit East, have compiled a report on the impact of COVID-19 on the Connecticut dairy farm sector. The study was conducted at the request of UConn Extension, the Connecticut […]

Meet undergraduate student Avery Bikerman

Avery Bikerman grew up surrounded by a family involved in art, science and agriculture. His interest in economics, the environment and renewable energy brought him to the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, where he could meld his interests together. A dream career might include working in the field of maritime law. When asked about […]

Department of Nutritional Sciences celebrates 50th anniversary

This year the Department of Nutritional Sciences (NUSC) in the College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources will celebrate its fiftieth anniversary. A virtual celebration to mark the occasion will be held Thursday, September 17, from 1:00 to 2:30 PM. In addition to achieving this milestone, in May 2020, the department was ranked seventh of ninety-six similar programs in […]

Meet new faculty member Sangyong Choi

Sangyong Choi has joined the Department of Nutritional Sciences in the College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources as an assistant professor. He became familiar with the UConn program while attending nutrition conferences and was excited to become a member of the department in what he considers his dream job. Choi relocated to Connecticut with his wife, who is completing her Ph.D. in English […]