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.
Wednesday, September 23, 2015
School IPM Workshop
UConn Research and Education Facilities, Storrs, CT
Program information will be available soon.
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Hamden Middle School
2623 Dixwell Ave, Hamden, CT 06518
Submit registration form and $25 (check payable to the University of Connecticut) to:
562 New London Turnpike
Norwich, CT 06360
Attn: Vickie Wallace
Questions? Contact: Victoria.Wallace@UConn.edu or call the New London County Extension Center at: 860-885-2826 or 860-887-1608.
Tuesday, July 21, 2015 (rain date July 22, 2015)
Two sessions: 9-10am & 5:30-7pm
Spring Valley Student Farm
For more information please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org@uconn.edu.
Ball Horticultural Company has announced an awesome opportunity for hort related students.They will be selecting 2 students for the following experience:
An all-expense paid trip to Chicago August 17th-20th
All access pass to the Independent Garden Center Show
Lunch & dinners with various industry leaders
AND... dinner with Anna Ball
For additional information on requirements, click here.
All incoming first-year and transfer student into the College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources attend an Orientation session over the summer, which will include an advising session with Academic Programs and faculty advisors. This advising session will cover academic regulations and policies, plans of study, and registration. To review an outline of information covered during Orientation, please see this reference page.
Plant Growth Facilities Manager Nick Pettit
Dr. Ana Legrand
Congratulations Dr. Huanzhong Wang!
The Huffington Post recently listed Turfgrass Management as one of five non-traditional yet high-paying degrees for entering college students who don't want to enter traditional degree fields.
USDA reports nearly 60,000 high-skilled agriculture job openings expected annually in the U.S., yet only 35,000 graduates available to fill them.
Assistant Professor John Inguagiato received the CAHNR Excellence in Outreach Award
Associate Professor Cristian Schulthess received the CAHNRAA Excellence in Teaching Award
2nd place: Grant Losapio, Ashley Bancel, Megan Duva, and Yilan Jian
3rd place: Samantha Stewart, Shane Holman, Xuru Yuan and Guang Zhou
PSLA LA students Shane Holman (second from left) and Yilan Jian (third from right)
Students in this spring's HORT 3640 class with Dr. Mark Brand shared some of their plants propagated this semester!
Three students had perfect attendance in Plant Propagation lectures. Left to right are Tyler Holmquist, Dawn Smith, and Brian Bostram.