We focus on the interaction of plants, soils and the use of land for the mutual benefit of people and sustainable environments. Our students acquire knowledge leading to successful careers through hands-on learning and internships.

Current Events

School and Municipal Turf/Grounds Workshop: A Minimum Risk Approach to IPM Practices

August 13, 2014, Reed Elementary School, 2 Trades Lane, Newtown, CT. Please click here for schedule and registration form.

2014 Invasive Plant Symposium (CIPWG): Invasive Plants 2014: Where Are We Now?

October 7, 2014, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm, Student Union Building, Storrs Campus, UConn. Presented by the Connecticut Invasive Plant Working Group (CIPWG). Fee: $45 – EARLY postmarked or online by September 8th; $55 – REGULAR postmarked or online after September 8th; $25 – STUDENT (must bring current ID). FOR MORE INFORMATION: Contact Donna Ellis (donna.ellis@uconn.edu; 860-486-6448), PROGRAM BROCHURE, ONLINE REGISTRATION, and MAIL-IN REGISTRATION FORM: http://cipwg.uconn.edu/2014-symposium/. Brochure and registration form may be downloaded here. For full press release, please click here.



PSLA/ARE major Nate Wojtyna awarded internship with Cornell’s Plant Genome Research Program

   Nate Wojtyna

UConn Today: Learning About Agriculture in America's Heartland

   Tom Morris and Karl Guillard

UConn Today: The Quest for Pesticide Free Playing Fields 

   Julie Campbell and Jason Henderson