University of Vermont

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Current Research Awards

Current Research Awards

Below is a list of the current research awards by CALS faculty.

AWARDS RECEIVED IN MAY 2015

DEPARTMENT PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR SPONSOR PROJECT TITLE START DATE END DATE AWARD AMOUNT
Plant & Soil Science Carrington, Heather A. Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation Vermont Master Composter 2015-2016 4/30/2015 5/31/2016 $35,000
Plant & Soil Science Chen Fanslow, Yolanda H. City Market Co-Op Establishing a Swede Midge Damage Threshold for Brassica Crops 10/1/2014 12/31/2015 $14,343
Plant & Soil Science Skinner, Margaret Center for Lake Champlain Watershed Research Innovation Implementation Inc. Saffron: A New High-Value Crop for Vermont Growers 5/1/2015 4/30/2016 $69,194

AWARDS RECEIVED IN APRIL 2015

DEPARTMENT PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR SPONSOR PROJECT TITLE START DATE END DATE AWARD AMOUNT
Animal and Veterinary Sciences Smith, Julia M. National Institute of Food and Agriculture/Department of Agriculture A Human Behavioral Approach to Reducing the Impact of Livestock Pest or Disease Incursions of Socio-Economic Importance 4/1/2015 3/31/2016 $705,403
Plant Biology Keller, Stephen R. National Science Foundation Combining Genomics, Remote Sensing, and Geospatial Modeling to Understand Adaptation to Growing Season Length in Balsam Poplar 1/1/2015 12/31/2015 $572,672

AWARDS RECEIVED IN MARCH 2015

DEPARTMENT PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR SPONSOR PROJECT TITLE START DATE END DATE AWARD AMOUNT
Community Development and Applied Economics Conner, David S. Michigan State University Optimizing Protected Culture Environments for Berry Crops 9/1/2014 8/31/2019 $66,085
Community Development and Applied Economics Kolondinsky, Jane M. Michigan State University Community and Public Safety Dashboard 2/1/2015 1/31/2016 $131,603
Community Development and Applied Economics Liang, Chyi-Li Kathleen University of New Hampshire Sustaining and Enhancing Local Agriculture in Rural Areas:  Assessing Key Producer and Consumer Issues in Northern New England 7/1/2014 6/30/2017 $110,175
Plant & Soil Science Neher, Deborah Department of Agriculture USDA Persistence of Enteric Pathogens in Manure-Amended Soils in Northeast U.S. Produce-Growing Environment 9/29/2014 9/28/2017 $500,000
Plant & Soil Science Parker, Bruce L. Agricultural Research Service/Department of Agriculture Planning Research Using Novel Plant and Habitat Systems for Sustainable Pest Control in Vegetable Production 1/23/2015 1/22/2016 $39,500
Plant & Soil Science Parker, Jason S. National Institute of Food and Agriculture/Department of Agriculture Defining and Overcoming Economic Factors Hindering Adoption of Food Safety Practices by Small and Medium Sized Farms in the New England Region 2/15/2015 2/14/2018 $379,767
Plant & Soil Science Skinner, Margaret American Floral Endowment Novel Fungal Formulations for Western Flower Thrips in Soil 7/1/2015 6/30/2016 $21,721
Plant Biology Molofsky, Jane Department of Agriculture USDA Understanding the Role of Population Genetic Structure and Population Dynamics in the Invasion of Knapweeds 9/1/2014 8/31/2015 $48,072

AWARDS RECEIVED IN FEBRUARY 2015

DEPARTMENT PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR SPONSOR PROJECT TITLE START DATE END DATE AWARD AMOUNT
Community Development and Applied Economics Baker, Daniel H Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity Emergency Planning and Exercising for Resilient Mobile Home Communities 9/1/2014 6/25/2015 $8,000
Plant & Soil Science Bradshaw, Terence Lee Cornell University Northern Grapes:  Integrating Viticulture, Winemaking, and Marketing of New Cold-Hardy Cultivars Supporting New and Growing Wineries 9/1/2014 8/31/2015 $23,190
Plant & Soil Science Parker, Bruce L Chittenden County Maple Sugar Makers Association Earthworms:  A Real Threat to our Northeastern Sugarbushes 1/1/2015 12/31/2015 $7,500

AWARDS RECEIVED IN JANUARY 2015

DEPARTMENT PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR SPONSOR PROJECT TITLE START DATE END DATE AWARD AMOUNT
Animal Science Pandya, Mital M National Institute of Food and Agriculture/Department of Agriculture A Modern Approach Toward Vaccine Development Demonstrates the Role of Cytotoxic T Lymphocyte Responses to Foot and Mouth Disease Virus Vaccines 12/1/2014 11/30/2016 $79,000
Plant & Soil Science Hazelrigg, Ann L National Institute of Food and Agriculture/Department of Agriculture The Multidisciplinary Vermont Extension Implementation Program Addressing Stakeholder Priorities and Needs for 2014-2017 9/1/2014 8/31/2015 $192,600
Plant & Soil Science Parker, Bruce L North American Maple Syrup Council Worms: The Lurking Threat to New England's Sugarbushes        1/1/2015 12/31/2015 $11,341
Plant & Soil Science Skinner, Margaret University of New Hampshire Dynamics of Naturally Occurring Fungal-Induced Epizootics of Hemlock Wooly Adelgid 10/1/2014 9/30/2015 $2,122
Plant Biology Keller, Stephen R University of Maryland LTREB:  Impacts of Polyandry Over the Lifetime of a Social Mammal 3/1/2014 2/28/2015 $2,245
Plant Biology Perkins, Timothy D North American Maple Syrup Council Is Tapping Below the Lateral Line an Effective Tool to Increase the Size of the Tapping Band 10/22/2014 12/31/2015 $18,462

AWARDS RECEIVED IN DECEMBER 2014

DEPARTMENT PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR SPONSOR PROJECT TITLE START DATE END DATE AWARD AMOUNT
Plant Biology van den Berg, Abby K Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food, and Markets Standard Practices for a New System of Maple Syrup Production 10/1/2014 7/31/2016 $25,000

AWARDS RECEIVED IN NOVEMBER 2014

DEPARTMENT PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR SPONSOR PROJECT TITLE START DATE END DATE AWARD AMOUNT
Animal Science Barlow, John W Agricultural Research Service/Department of Agriculture Determination of Duration of Immunity Conferred by Ad5FMDV Vaccination in Cattle 5/1/2014 9/15/2016 $544,998
Plant & Soil Science Bradshaw, Terence Lee Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food, and Markets Apple Market Optimization and Expansion through Value-Added Cider Production 9/1/2014 1/1/2016 $40,000
Plant & Soil Science Parker, Bruce L Conservation, Food and Health Foundation Sustainable Biological Control Strategies for Growers of Greenhouse vegetables in Lebanon 12/1/2014 11/30/2015 $28,492
Plant Biology Keller, Stephen R National Science Foundation Combining Genomics, Remote Sensing, and Geospatial Modeling to Understand Adaptation to Growing Season Length in Balsam Poplar 8/17/2014 12/31/2016 $407,546

AWARDS RECEIVED IN OCTOBER 2014

DEPARTMENT PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR SPONSOR PROJECT TITLE START DATE END DATE AWARD AMOUNT
Animal Science Kraft, Jana Dairy Research Institute Examining the Effects of Consuming a Diet Comprising of Full-Fat Milk on Metabolic Health Markers 4/1/2014 3/31/2016 $297,000
College of Agriculture Dean's Office Vogelmann, Thomas C Forest Service/Department of Agriculture University of Vermont Collaboration with the USDA Northeast Climate Hub 9/8/2014 6/30/2019 $45,000
Community Development and Applied Economics Kolondinsky, Jane M PEER Associates Nationwide Evaluation of USDA Farm to School Grants 10/1/2013 12/31/2014 $50,000
Community Development and Applied Economics Kolondinsky, Jane M Vermont Maple Sugar Makers Association Economic Impact Study of the Vermont Maple Industry 4/15/2014 1/30/2015 $31,230
Community Development and Applied Economics Parsons, Robert L University of Delaware Farm Transfer Education for New England and West Virginia 7/1/2014 6/30/2015 $33,149
Community Development and Applied Economics Parsons, Robert L Risk Management Agency/Department of Agriculture Risk Management Education in Vermont 2014-2015 9/30/2014 9/29/2015 $258,999
Plant & Soil Science Bradshaw, Terence Lee Monsanto Company Biological Management of Apple Replant Disease 6/1/2014 5/31/2016 $9,626
Plant & Soil Science Bradshaw, Terence Lee National Institute of Food and Agriculture/Department of Agriculture Orchard Economic Assessment to Support Vermont Hard Cider 9/30/2014 9/29/2016 $75,384
Plant & Soil Science Chen Fanslow, Yolanda H National Institute of Food and Agriculture/Department of Agriculture Exploiting the Reproductive Biology of the Invasive Swede Midge to Improve IPM in Brassica Crops 9/1/2014 8/31/2018 $250,000
Plant & Soil Science Gorres, Josef H Natural Resources Conservation Service/Department of Agriculture Collaborate with the University of Vermont to Establish Accurate K Factors for High Clay Content Soils, Specifically the Vergennes Soil Series and Similar Soils. 9/1/2014 8/31/2016 $59,949
Plant & Soil Science Skinner, Margaret National Institute of Food and Agriculture/Department of Agriculture Planted-mediated IPM Systems for Pest Aphids of High Tunnel Vegetable Production 9/1/2014 8/31/2017 $250,000

AWARDS RECEIVED IN SEPTEMBER 2014

DEPARTMENT PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR SPONSOR PROJECT TITLE START DATE END DATE AWARD AMOUNT
Plant Biology Preston, Jill C National Science Foundation Evolutionary Genetics of Vernalization Responsiveness in the Temperate Grass Subfamily Pooideae 8/1/2014 7/31/2016 $147,938
Plant Biology Preston, Jill C National Science Foundation Evolutionary Genetics of Vernalization Responsiveness in the Temperate Grass Subfamily Pooideae 8/1/2015 7/31/2016 $140,295

AWARDS RECEIVED IN AUGUST 2014

DEPARTMENT PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR SPONSOR PROJECT TITLE START DATE END DATE AWARD AMOUNT
Animal Science Wright, Andre-Denis G Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food, and Markets Investigation of Sulfate-Reducing Bacteria and Production of Hydrogen Sulfide in Anaerobic Manure Digesters 7/1/2014 3/31/2015 $25,000
College of Agriculture Dean's Office Downer, Patricia S National Institute of Food and Agriculture/Department of Agriculture Maintain CRIS Data Collection for NIFA State Partners and Grantees and Support Transition to REEport 9/1/2014 8/31/2015 $144,936
Community Development and Applied Economics Kolodinsky, Jane M Peace Corps (PC) Peace Corps Strategy Contract 2013 8/22/2014 8/21/2015 $19,100
Plant & Soil Science Hazelrigg, Ann L Cornell University National Plant Diagnostic Network for the Food and Agriculture Defense Initiative 7/15/2014 7/14/2015 $19,560
Plant & Soil Science Hazelrigg, Ann L CropLife Foundation The UVM Pesticide Education and Safety Program Improvement Initiative 3/1/2014 2/28/2017 $85,001

AWARDS RECEIVED IN JULY 2014

DEPARTMENT PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR SPONSOR PROJECT TITLE START DATE END DATE AWARD AMOUNT
Animal Science Greenwood, Sabrina L Walker (George) Milk Research Fund Feeding Dairy Cows to Produce Healthy Milk 1/1/2014 12/31/2014 $18,270
Animal Science Wright, Andre-Denis G Agricultural Research Service/Department of Agriculture Development of an Infrared Thermogram (IRT) Based Screening Tool for Cattle 3/4/2014 9/30/2014 $25,000
Community Development and Applied Economics Kolodinsky, Jane M Vermont Attorney General's Office Consumer Assistance Program 7/1/2014 6/30/2016 $330,444
Nutrition and Food Sciences Yon, Bethany A Vermont Agency of Natural Resources (ANR) Recycling and Composting in School Cafeterias 5/1/2014 4/30/2015 $11,250

AWARDS RECEIVED IN JUNE 2014


DEPARTMENT PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR SPONSOR PROJECT TITLE START DATE END DATE AWARD AMOUNT
Plant & Soil Science Carrington, Heather A Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation Vermont Master Composter Program 5/7/2014 6/15/2015 $35,000
Plant & Soil Science Hazelrigg, Ann L University of Massachusetts Fruit and Vegetable Pest Scouting Calendar 4/1/2014 2/28/2015 $6,455
Plant & Soil Science Hurley, Stephanie E Vermont Agency of Natural Resources (ANR) An Evaluation of Potential Nutrient Leaching From Six Types of Compost 6/4/2014 6/15/2015 $20,000
Plant & Soil Science Skinner, Margaret Green Works - Vermont Nursery & Landscape Association IPM for Vermont’s Landscape Industry: A Longterm Investment to Ensure Success 4/1/2014 3/31/2015 $1,200
Plant Biology Barrington, David S National Science Foundation CSBR:  Natural History:  Launching the University of Vermont Natural History Museum Step One:  Securing the Collections 6/1/2014 5/31/2017 $471,072

AWARDS RECEIVED IN MAY 2014

DEPARTMENT PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR SPONSOR PROJECT TITLE START DATE END DATE AWARD AMOUNT
Community Development and Applied Economics Liang, Chyi-Lyi Kathleen National Institute of Food and Agriculture/Department of Agriculture Understanding and Designing Long-Term Resilience in the US Food System: The Role of Regional Food Networks (RFNs) 7/1/2014 6/30/2015 $499,786
Nutrition and Food Sciences Berlin, Linda Pennsylvania State University Enhancing Food Security in Underserved Populations in the Northeast Through Sustainable Regional Food Systems 3/1/2014 2/28/2015 $23,756
Plant & Soil Science Hazelrigg, Ann L Cornell University NE IPM Small Fruit Working Group 4/1/2014 2/28/2015 $9,975
Plant & Soil Science Perry, Leonard P New Hampshire Plant Growers Association Optimizing the Ecological Value of Ornamental Perennials: An Evaluation of Nectar and Pollen Production in Open-Pollinated Native Flowers versus Native Cultivars 6/1/2014 3/31/2015 $3,000
Plant Biology Barrington, David S National Science Foundation Digitization PEN: Partnership to Existing Macrofungi Collection
Consortium - Digitization of an Important Regional Collection of
Macrofungi at the Pringle Herbarium
6/1/2014 5/31/2016 $31,862

AWARDS RECEIVED IN MARCH 2014

DEPARTMENT PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR SPONSOR PROJECT TITLE START DATE END DATE AWARD AMOUNT
Community Development and Applied Economics Kolodinsky, Jane M University of Michigan
Community Behavioral Health Pilot
3/1/2014 10/31/2014 $59,522

AWARDS RECEIVED IN FEBRUARY 2014

DEPARTMENT PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR SPONSOR PROJECT TITLE START DATE END DATE AWARD AMOUNT
Animal Science Kraft, Jana National Institute of Food and Agriculture/Department of Agriculture Characterizing the Rumen Microbiome in Dairy Cows as a Tool to Improve Health Attributes of Bovine Milk Fat 2/15/2014 2/14/2016 $149,879
Community Development and Applied Economics Kolodinsky, Jane M Vermont Technical College Vermont Technical College TAACCT Evaluation Plan 9/9/2013 9/30/2015 $100,000

AWARDS RECEIVED IN JANUARY 2014


DEPARTMENT PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR SPONSOR PROJECT TITLE START DATE END DATE AWARD AMOUNT
Plant & Soil Science Mendez, V. Ernesto Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc.
To Revisit the CIAT Coffee Farmer Welfare Study (2007-2013)
1/1/2014 5/31/2014 $8,460
Plant & Soil Science Neher, Deborah Green Mountain Power Corporation
Plant Toxicity Tests
1/1/2014 12/31/2014 $4,240

AWARDS RECEIVED IN DECEMBER 2013


DEPARTMENT PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR SPONSOR PROJECT TITLE START DATE END DATE AWARD AMOUNT
Plant & Soil Science Bradshaw, Terence Lee Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food, and Markets Improved Technical Support Programming for Vermont Apple Growers 1/13/2014 12/31/2014 $10,000
Plant & Soil Science Chen Fanslow, Yolanda H Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food, and Markets Developing a Sustainable Pest Management Program for the Invasive Swede Midge in Brassica Crops 1/13/2014 8/31/2016 $50,000
Plant & Soil Science Mendez, V. Ernesto Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food, and Markets Spotted Wing Drosophial Exclusion Blueberries and Raspberries in Vermont 1/13/2014 6/30/2015 $12,296

AWARDS RECEIVED IN OCTOBER 2013


DEPARTMENT PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR SPONSOR PROJECT TITLE START DATE END DATE AWARD AMOUNT
Community Development and Applied Economics Kolodinsky, Jane M Goodwill Industries of Northern New England Integrated Business Model Design 9/1/2013 8/29/2014 $49,999
Community Development and Applied Economics Parsons, Robert L Risk Management Agency/Department of Agriculture Risk Management Education: Vermont 2013-2014, Existing and Emerging Crop Insurance Products and Good Farming Practices 9/30/2013 9/29/2014 $259,000
Plant & Soil Science Chen Fanslow, Yolanda H National Institute of Food and Agriculture/Department of Agriculture Developing a Sustainable Pest Management Program for the Invasive Swede Midge in Brassica Crops 9/1/2013 8/31/2015 $83,175
Plant & Soil Science Hazelrigg, Ann L National Institute of Food and Agriculture/Department of Agriculture The Transdisciplinary Vermont Extension IPM Program Addressing Stakeholder Priorities and Needs for 2013-2016 9/1/2013 8/31/2014 $109,000


AWARDS RECEIVED IN SEPTEMBER 2013

DEPARTMENT PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR SPONSOR PROJECT TITLE START DATE END DATE AWARD AMOUNT
Animal Science Barlow, John W Agricultural Research Service/Department of Agriculture Duration of Immunity to Vaccination of Cattle with Human Ad5FMDV Vaccine 8/1/2013 9/30/2014 $237,272
Animal Science Ishaq, Suzanne Lynn National Institute of Food and Agriculture/Department of Agriculture Investigating the Rumen Bacteria of the North American Moose (Alces Alces) for the Potential for Improving Efficiency of Feed Digestion in Livestock 9/1/2013 8/31/2015 $79,000
Community Development and Applied Economics Kolodinsky, Jane M. Peace Corps (PC) Peace Corps Strategy Contract 2013 8/22/2013 8/21/2014 $18,725
Community Development and Applied Economics Kolodinsky, Jane M. Kennebec Valley Community College Kennebec Valley Community College TACT 25 Evaluation Plan 8/16/2013 9/30/2014 $30,000

AWARDS RECEIVED IN AUGUST 2013

DEPARTMENT PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR SPONSOR PROJECT TITLE START DATE END DATE AWARD AMOUNT
Nutrition and Food Sciences Yon, Bethany A New England Dairy & Food Council Evaluating the Impact of Milk Packaging Changes in School 9/1/2013 11/30/2014 $9,829
Plant & Soil Science Bosworth, Sidney C Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund Grass Biomass Project 7/1/2013 6/30/2015 $14,644
Plant & Soil Science Carrington, Heather A Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation Vermont Master Composter Program 5/1/2012 6/15/2014 $11,746
Plant & Soil Science Hazelrigg, Ann L Cornell University National Plant Diagnostic Network for the Food and Agriculture Defense Initiative 7/14/2013 7/15/2014 $16,875

AWARDS RECEIVED IN JULY 2013

DEPARTMENT PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR SPONSOR PROJECT TITLE START DATE END DATE AWARD AMOUNT
Community Development and Applied Economics McMahon, Edward R Universal Periodic Review Analysis of United Nations Human Rights Council Universal Periodic Review Mechanism 7/1/2013 6/30/2014 $10,000
Community Development and Applied Economics Parsons, Robert L University of Delaware Farm Transfer and Business Succession Education for New England Farmers 7/1/2013 6/30/2014 $25,465
Community Development and Applied Economics Parsons, Robert L Foreign Agricultural Services/Department of Agriculture Agricultural Credit 2013 6/19/2013 1/19/2014 $37,173
Plant & Soil Science Hazelrigg, Ann L Vermont ANR Department of Environment Conservation Compost Bioassay 5/1/2013 3/31/2015 $36,000
Plant & Soil Science Mendez, V. Ernesto Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. To Revisit the CIAT Coffee Farmer Welfare Study (2007-2013) 7/19/2013 12/31/2013 $28,583

AWARDS RECEIVED IN JUNE 2013

DEPARTMENT PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR SPONSOR PROJECT TITLE START DATE END DATE AWARD AMOUNT
Animal Science Barlow, John W. Agricultural Research Service/Department of Agriculture Holstein Cattle Major Histocompatibilty (MHC) Gene Diversity and Tracking the Immune Response to an Adenoviral Vectored Foot and Mouth Disease Vaccine Using MHC Tetramer Technology 7/1/2012 6/30/2013 $3,224
Office of Health Promotion Research Harvey-Berino, Jean R. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases/NIH/DHHS Internet Assisted Obesity Treatment 5/1/2013 4/30/2014 $530,461

AWARDS RECEIVED IN MAY 2013

DEPARTMENT PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR SPONSOR PROJECT TITLE START DATE END DATE AWARD AMOUNT
Animal Science Kraft, Jana Dairy Research Institute Examining the Effects of Consuming a Diet Comprising of Full-Fat Milk on Metabolic Health Markers 4/1/2013 7/31/2014 $100,000
Plant & Soil Science Mendez, V. Ernesto Mercy Corps Developing Approach to Agroecology and Building Resilience in Food Systems 4/26/2013 6/30/2013 $22,000

AWARDS RECEIVED IN APRIL 2013

DEPARTMENT PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR SPONSOR PROJECT TITLE START DATE END DATE AWARD AMOUNT
Plant & Soil Science Hazelrigg, Ann L. Cornell University NE IPM Small Fruit Working Group 4/1/2013 2/28/2014 $10,000

AWARDS RECEIVED IN MARCH 2013

DEPARTMENT PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR SPONSOR PROJECT TITLE START DATE END DATE AWARD AMOUNT
Community Development and Applied Economics Kolodinsky, Jane M. Two Rivers-Ottauquechee Regional Commission Performance Measurement Program for East Central Vermont Sustainability Consortium 2/28/2013 11/30/2014 $25,000
Nutrition and Food Sciences Donnelly, Catherine W. Walker (George) Milk Fund Identification of Mitigation Strategies to Control Listeria Monocytogenes in High Risk Washed Rind Artisan Cheeses 11/15/2012 11/14/2013 $31,930
Nutrition and Food Sciences Johnson, Rachel K. American Heart Association - National Evaluation Project of the American Heart Association Teaching Gardens Pilot Program 2/28/2013 11/22/2014 $67,500
Plant & Soil Science Parker, Bruce L. Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food, and Markets An Emerging Problem for Vermont Christmas Tree Growers: Root Aphids 10/15/2012 10/14/2014 $14,000

AWARDS RECEIVED IN FEBRUARY 2013

DEPARTMENT PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR SPONSOR PROJECT TITLE START DATE END DATE AWARD AMOUNT
Community Development and Applied Economics Inwood, Shoshanah M. Ohio State University Small and Medium Scale Farm Growth, Reproduction and Persistence at the Rural-Urban Interface: Balancing Family, Goals, Opportunities and Risks 9/1/2012 6/30/2014 $60,000
Nutrition and Food Sciences Berlin, Linda Pennsylvania State University Enhancing Food Security in Underserved Populations in the Northeast Through Sustainable Regional Food Systems 3/1/2013 2/28/2014 $9,855
Plant Biology van den Berg, Abby K. North American Maple Syrup Council Identification of Effective Maple Tubing Cleaning Practices 1/1/2013 12/31/2014 $23,020

AWARDS RECEIVED IN DECEMBER 2012

DEPARTMENT PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR SPONSOR PROJECT TITLE START DATE END DATE AWARD AMOUNT
Community Development and Applied Economics Farley, Joshua C. Walker (Alex C.) Foundation Green Tax and Common Assets Project 9/1/2012 5/31/2013 $20,000
Plant & Soil Science Mendez, V. Ernesto Vermont Community Foundation Vermont Agricultural Resilience in a Changing Climate 11/13/2012 11/12/2013 $15,000
Plant & Soil Science Mendez, V. Ernesto High Meadows Fund On-Farm Best Management Practices and Service-Provider Professional Development 1/1/2013 12/31/2014 $37,950
Plant & Soil Science Skinner, Margaret Pennsylvania State University Developing an IPM Program for Western Bean Cutworm, a New Corn and Dry Bean Pest in the NE Region 8/15/2012 8/14/2014 $26,227
Plant Biology Preston, Jill C. Craighead (John E and Christina C) Foundation Determining the Genetic Basis of Sympetaly in Petunia and Other Asterids 10/1/2012 9/30/2015 $137,913

AWARDS RECEIVED IN NOVEMBER 2012

DEPARTMENT PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR SPONSOR PROJECT TITLE START DATE END DATE AWARD AMOUNT
Plant & Soil Science Hazelrigg, Ann L Cornell University Northeast Plant Diagnostic Network 7/15/2012 7/14/2013 $18,750

AWARDS RECEIVED IN OCTOBER 2012

DEPARTMENT PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR SPONSOR PROJECT TITLE START DATE END DATE AWARD AMOUNT
Center for Rural Studies Kolodinsky, Jane M. U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service/Department of the Interior Economic Analysis of Lake Champlain Fisheries 8/1/2012 12/31/2013 $47,170
Plant & Soil Science Hazelrigg, Ann L. National Institute of Food and Agriculture/Department of Agriculture Vermont Pesticide Safety Education Program 9/1/2012 8/31/2013 $10,000

AWARDS RECEIVED IN SEPTEMBER 2012

DEPARTMENT PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR SPONSOR PROJECT TITLE START DATE END DATE AWARD AMOUNT
Community Development and Applied Economics Parsons, Robert L. Risk Management Agency/Department of Agriculture Risk Management Education Training in Existing and Emerging Crop Insurance Products in Vermont for 2012-2013: Beginning, Socially Disadvantaged, Transition Farmers and Those Farmers Converting Production and Marketing Systems 9/1/2012 8/31/2013 $259,000
Plant & Soil Science Mendez, V. Ernesto Earthwatch Institute Sustainable Coffee Growing Communities in Costa Rica 9/1/2011 8/31/2012 $15,695
Plant & Soil Science Parker, Bruce L. Agricultural Research Service/Department of Agriculture Entomopathogenic Fungi for Management of Pear Thrips, Western Flower Thrips and Other Related Insect Pests with Soil - Inhabiting Stages in Greenhouses and Forests 7/1/2012 6/30/2013 $9,744
Plant & Soil Science Skinner, Margaret Natural Resources Conservation Service/Department of Agriculture Innovative Technologies for Energy Conservation in Vermont Greenhouses 10/1/2012 9/30/2013 $16,398

AWARDS RECEIVED IN AUGUST 2012

DEPARTMENT PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR SPONSOR PROJECT TITLE START DATE END DATE AWARD AMOUNT
Animal Science Barlow, John W. Agricultural Research Service/Department of Agriculture Holstein Cattle Major Histocompatibilty (MHC) Gene Diversity and Tracking the Immune Response to an Adenoviral Vectored Foot and Mouth Disease Vaccine Using MHC Tetramer Technology 7/1/2009 12/31/2013 $300,000
Community Development and Applied Economics Kolodinsky, Jane M. Peace Corps (PC) Peace Corps Strategy Contract 2013 8/22/2012 8/21/2013 $18,372
Nutrition and Food Sciences Johnson, Rachel K. American Heart Association - National Evaluation Project of the American Heart Association Teaching Gardens Pilot Program 2/15/2012 2/28/2013 $45,000
Nutrition and Food Sciences Trubek, Amy B. National Institute of Food and Agriculture/Department of Agriculture Artisan Cheese, Sensory Embeddedness, and the Working Landscape 8/15/2012 8/14/2014 $75,000
Plant & Soil Science Hazelrigg, Ann L. National Institute of Food and Agriculture/Department of Agriculture A Comprehensive, Interdisciplinary Vermont Extension IPM Program Addressing Stakeholder Priorities and Needs 9/1/2012 8/31/2013 $189,506
Plant & Soil Science Parker, Bruce L. Agricultural Research Service/Department of Agriculture Entomopathogenic Fungi for Management of Pear Thrips, Western Flower Thrips and Other Related Insect Pests with Soil - Inhabiting Stages in Greenhouses and Forests 7/1/2012 6/30/2013 $33,749
Plant & Soil Science Skinner, Margaret American Floral Endowment Granular Formulations of Insect-Killing Fungi with Plant-Medicated IPM Systems for Thrips 7/1/2012 6/30/2013 $2,000

AWARDS RECEIVED IN JULY 2012

DEPARTMENT PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR SPONSOR PROJECT TITLE START DATE END DATE AWARD AMOUNT
Animal Science Barlow, John W. National Science Foundation BREAD: A Modern Approach for the Development of Cattle Vaccines for Critical Bovine Diseases Impacting Smallholder Farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa 5/1/2012 4/30/2013 $669,360
Community Development and Applied Economics Kolodinsky, Jane M. Vermont Attorney General's Office Consumer Assistance Program 7/1/2012 6/30/2014 $255,914
Community Development and Applied Economics McMahon, Edward R. Universal Periodic Review Analysis of United Nations Human Rights Council Universal Periodic Review Mechanism 7/1/2012 6/30/2013 $8,373
Community Development and Applied Economics Parsons, Robert L. University of Delaware Farm Transfer Education for New England Farmers 7/1/2012 6/30/2013 $32,456
Plant & Soil Science Berkett, Lorraine P. Cornell University Northern Grapes: Integrating Viticulture, Winemaking, and Marketing of New Cold-Hardy Cultivars Supporting New and Growing Wineries 9/1/2012 8/31/2013 $39,268
Plant & Soil Science Hulett, Nancy M. Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation Vermont Master Composter Program 5/29/2012 6/15/2013 $34,001

FY 2012 Sponsored Programs Activity Report

DEPARTMENT PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR SPONSOR PROJECT TITLE START DATE END DATE AWARD AMOUNT
Animal Science Barlow, John Agricultural Research Service/Department of Agriculture Holstein Cattle Major Histocompatibilty (MHC) Gene Diversity and Tracking the Immune Response to an Adenoviral Vectored Foot and Mouth Disease Vaccine Using MHC Tetramer Technology 7/1/2011 6/30/2012 $3,991
College of Agriculture Dean's Office Downer, Patricia S National Institute of Food and Agriculture/Department of Agriculture Maintain CRIS Data Collection for NIFA State Partners and Grantees and Support Transition to REEport 9/1/2012 8/31/2013 $175,000
Plant & Soil Science Hazelrigg,
Ann L
Cornell University NE Small Fruit IPM Working Group and Pest Issues Tour 4/1/2012 3/31/2013 $14,807
Plant Biology Barrington, David S National Science Foundation Collaborative Research: Digitization TCN: Mobilizing New England Vascular Plant Specimen Data to Track Environmental Changes 7/1/2012 6/30/2016 $106,263
Plant & Soil Science Hurley, Stephanie Vermont Agency of Natural Resources (ANR) Implementing Low Impact Development in Waitsfield, Vermont 4/18/2012 2/28/2013 $68,652
Office of Health Promotion Research (COM) Harvey-Berino, Jean National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases/NIH/DHHS Internet Assisted Obesity Treatment 5/1/2012 4/30/2013 $566,129
Animal Science Wright, Andre-Denis Central Vermont Public Service Corporation Study of the Mechanisms of Methane Production in Farm Based Anaerobic Digesters by Analyzing Microbial Community Gene Expression 1/1/2012 12/31/2012 $30,000
Animal Science Wright, Andre-Denis Central Vermont Public Service Corporation Bench Top Reactors to be used in the Study of Methanongens 1/1/2012 12/31/2012 $25,000
Plant & Soil Science Berkett, Lorraine Cornell University Northern Grapes: Integrating Viticulture, Winemaking, and Marketing of New Cold-Hardy Cultivars Supporting New and Growing Wineries 9/1/2011 8/31/2012 $36,685
Plant Biology Barrington, David Mellon (Andrew W.) Foundation Participation in the Global Plants Initiative by the University of Vermont's Pringle Herbarium 7/1/2012 6/30/2014 $49,000
Animal Science Greene, Elizabeth University of Nebraska HorseQuest Community of Practice 1/1/2012 12/31/2012 $2,000
Community Development and Applied Economics Kolodinsky, Jane Vermont Attorney General's Office Consumer Assistant Program 7/1/2011 6/30/2012 $10,000
Nutrition and Food Sciences Donnelly, Catherine 3M Company Evaluation of 3M Listeria Recovery Broth for Detection of Listeria Populations Injured by Acid, Heat and Nitrite 11/1/2011 5/15/2012 $30,000
Plant & Soil Science Hazelrigg,
Ann L
Cornell University Northeast Plant Diagnostic Network 7/1/2011 6/30/2012 $3,000
Animal Science Wright, Andre-Denis G Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food, and Markets Characterization of Methane-Producing Microorganisms in Dairy Cow Waste Anaerobic Digesters 1/1/2012 12/31/2013 $130,000
Nutrition and Food Sciences Berlin, Linda Pennsylvania State University Enhancing Food Security in Underserved Populations in the Northeast Through Sustainable Regional Food Systems 3/1/2012 2/28/2013 $9,322
Plant & Soil Science Hazelrigg,
Ann L
Cornell University Northeast Plant Diagnostic Network 7/1/2011 6/30/2012 $20,000
Plant & Soil Science Skinner, Margaret New Hampshire Plant Growers Association Novel Methods for Energy Conservation in Northern New England Greenhouses 1/1/2012 12/31/2012 $5,000
Plant & Soil Science Tobi, Donald R Chittenden County Maple Sugar Makers Association Ecological Management for Sustained Maple Forest Health and Productivity 5/1/2012 4/30/2013 $7,500
Animal Science Smith, Julia M Auburn University Development of Biosecurity Materials for eXtension Website 9/1/2011 8/31/2012 $8,000
Plant & Soil Science Costa,
Scott D
Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station Scale Management in Christmas Trees 9/1/2011 8/31/2013 $21,750
Plant & Soil Science Parker,
Bruce L
Agricultural Research Service/Department of Agriculture Entomopathogenic Fungi for Management of Pear Thrips, Western Flower Thrips and Other Related Insect Pests with Soil - Inhabiting Stages in Greenhouses and Forests 7/1/2010 6/30/2012 $48,213
Plant & Soil Science Berkett, Lorraine P Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food, and Markets Enhancing the Competitiveness and Sustainability of Organic Apple Production in Vermont 11/15/2011 2/28/2013 $20,000
Plant & Soil Science Mendez, V. Ernesto Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. Graduate Fellowships for Sustainable Livelihoods in Coffee Producing Regions 11/1/2011 12/31/2012 $54,608
Plant & Soil Science Perry,
Leonard P
New England Floriculture Inc Hardiness of Herbaceous Perennials - Reacclimation after Midwinter Thawing 1/2/2012 6/30/2013 $3,300
Community Development and Applied Economics Parsons, Robert L Risk Management Agency/Department of Agriculture Crop Insurance and Risk Management Education for Beginning, Socially Disadvantaged, Transitioning, and Farmers Converting Production and Marketing Systems in Vermont for 2011-2012 9/26/2011 9/25/2012 $258,999
Plant & Soil Science Hazelrigg, Ann L University of Maine at Orono PRO New England Pest Management Network 5/1/2011 6/30/2012 $14,730
College of Agriculture Dean's Office Johnson, Rachel K Dairy Research Institute Acceptance of Reformulated Flavored Milk in Schools 9/1/2011 8/31/2014 $376,667
Community Development and Applied Economics Conner, David S. National Institute of Food and Agriculture/Department of Agriculture Enhancing the Sustainability of Food Systems through Service Learning-based Entrepreneurship Education and Outreach 9/1/2011 8/31/2014 $300,233
Community Development and Applied Economics Kolodinsky, Jane M. Peace Corps (PC) Peace Corps Strategy Contract - 2011 9/1/2011 8/3/2012 $18,041
Plant & Soil Science Hazelrigg,
Ann L
National Institute of Food and Agriculture/Department of Agriculture Vermont Pesticide Safety Education Program 9/1/2011 8/31/2012 $10,000
Plant & Soil Science Parker,
Bruce L
Forest Service/Department of Agriculture Hemlock Resource Protection in Northern New England: Assessing the Potential of Myriangium sp., an Insect-Killing Fungus, in Hemlock Woolly Adelgid 7/1/2011 6/30/2012 $48,030
Plant & Soil Science Skinner, Margaret Department of Agriculture USDA Innovative Technologies for Energy Conservation in Vermont Greenhouses 8/1/2011 7/31/2012 $11,530
Plant & Soil Science Skinner, Margaret University of New Hampshire Dynamics of Naturally Occurring Fungal-Induced Epizootics of Hemlock Wooly Adelgid 9/1/2011 9/30/2014 $149,725
Animal Science Greene, Elizabeth A University of Kentucky HorseQuest Community of Practice 1/1/2011 9/30/2011 $2,000
College of Agriculture Dean's Office Downer, Patricia S National Institute of Food and Agriculture/Department of Agriculture Maintain CRIS Data Collection for NIFA State Partners and Grantees and Support Transition to REEPort 9/1/2011 8/31/2012 $183,159
Community Development and Applied Economics Parsons, Robert L Northeast Center for Risk Management Education Farm Business Succession Education for Sustainable New England Vegetable and Fruit Farmers 7/1/2011 6/30/2012 $37,518
Community Development and Applied Economics Parsons, Robert L Foreign Agricultural Services/Department of Agriculture Agricultural Credit 8/1/2011 11/30/2011 $34,488
Plant & Soil Science Hazelrigg,
Ann L
National Institute of Food and Agriculture/Department of Agriculture A Comprehensive, Interdisciplinary Vermont Extension IPM Program Addressing Stakeholder Priorities and Needs 9/1/2011 8/31/2012 $189,506
Plant Biology Bermingham, Laura Hill Forest Service/Department of Agriculture The Effect of Management Activities on the Population Persistence of Rare Plant Appalachian Jacob's Ladder (Polemonium Vanbrunatiae) in the Green Mountain National Forest 8/15/2011 12/31/2012 $7,833

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