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 Career Night

Career Night will be held on Wednesday, November 5th from 5:30-7:30 in Wilbur Cross Reading Rooms. This event brings together students who have an interest in agriculture, health, environment, and related fields with employers in those fields. Students can learn about career options, study abroad, and graduate school. For more information, read about the event here.

TCI Expo, Hartford CT, November 13-15, 2014

TCI EXPO, the world’s largest tree care industry trade show and conference, combines the unparalleled value of a first class conference education and endless networking opportunities with top industry leaders in business, safety and arboriculture.

You can also compare equipment, evaluate products and take advantage of special show-only pricing from hundreds of exhibitors.

Check out live demonstrations, win prizes and giveaways, attend forums and roundtables, earn valuable CEUs, and more.

Explore this website to learn more about how TCI EXPO can put you on the path to success.


Sen. Chapin Featured Speaker at Invasive Plant Symposium

Discusses “growing” problem of invasive plants, congratulates local award recipient

Invasive Plant Symposium at Storrs Tickets Sell out, with 500 Attendees

Donna Ellis & CIPWG

The New York Times: On Patrol With the Weed Warriors

Kathleen Nelson, Mad Gardeners and Donna Ellis, Senior Extension Educator, Integrated Pest Management

UConn Horticulture Alum Editor of Smithsonian Gardens' Encyclopedia of Garden Plants for Every Location

James Gagliardi, Horticulturist at the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Gardens

A look in to the Camelina Project. Production from seed to harvest at the UConn Research Farm

Carol Auer 

What's the Best Way to Manage a Pesticide-Free Athletic Field?

UConn Associate Professor Jason Henderson and graduate student Julie Campbell featured on WNPR.