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

CAHNR Commencement, May 9, 2015

Undergraduate students who graduated in December 2014 or who will be graduating in May or August 2015 from the Ratcliffe Hicks School of Agriculture and the College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources will be recognized for completion of their degree requirements on Saturday, May 9th, beginning at 6:00 pm in Gampel Pavilion. 

Candidates for the ceremony will report to the Field House by 5:00 pm; Gampel will open its doors to family and friends at 5:00 pm as well. Graduates will be limited to 10 guest tickets each for the Commencement Ceremony.

Prior to the ceremony, we will hold a reception in the Wilbur Cross North and South Reading Rooms from 3:00-5:00 pm. Students and their families are invited to participate in this festive event and to meet with faculty and staff members. We ask that you RSVP if you plan to attend the reception so that we can plan accordingly. Please follow this link for more information.


Congratulations Cody Seaman!

PSLA undergraduate Cody Seaman was accepted for the 2015 Jacobsen's Future Turf Managers' Seminar. This all-expense paid week-long trip and educational seminar is sponsored by Jacobsen for a graduating senior. Cody will be the sixth UConn turf student to receive this honor. 

Naturally@UConn: Meet PSLA undergraduate student Kamil Jablonowski

Kamil Jablonowski

Hartford Courant: UConn discusses replacing invasives with native shrubs

Jessica Lubell

Naturally@UConn: Meet alumna Klair McDermott

Klair McDermott

How the Garden Barn Nursery uses Signage to Capture their Customers' Attention

PSLA Alum Dustyn Nelson

New England GROWS Sprint Session features PSLA Senior Extension Educator Donna Ellis

Donna Ellis