2012 Annual Report Relevancy Statements
FY2012 Annual Report Project Descriptions
UVM research scientists and outreach specialists ...
develop research-based certified organic dairy content
(articles, webinars, online courses, and instructional and farm case
study videos) for farmers, educators, and students, improving the
organic dairy industry nationwide.
Development of Technical Training
and Support for Agricultural Service Providers and Farmers in Certified
Organic Dairy Production Systems Through eOrganic
develop planting date recommendations to increase yield and quality of wheat for the high value bread wheat market.
Enhancing farmers capacity to produce high quality organic bread wheat in Vermont.
develop optimal ranges for planting dates and seeding
rates of sunflower and canola in Vermont to increase biofuel yield per
Best Agronomic Practices for Oilseed Production in Vermont
design economic institutions that will promote agricultural
practices that increase food production while protecting and restoring
Food Systems, Ecosystem Services and Economic Institutions
develop a master's degree that will graduate students ready to work in the transdisciplinary area of food systems.
Applied Master's Degree in Food Systems
improve nitrogen fertilizer use efficiency in smallholder coffee farms of Tarrazu, Costa Rica.
Sustainable Coffee Growing Communities in Costa Rica
Assess the efficacy of food security programs in smallholder coffee production in Nicaragua.
Graduate Fellowships for Sustainable Livelihoods in Coffee Producing Regions
identify and evaluate best management practices for food security in coffee communities of Mexico and Nicaragu
Confronting the Thin Months: Participatory Learning on Best Practices and Impacts of the GMCR Food Security Program
identify and evaluate promising on-farm climate change
adaptation and mitigation best practices in the Lake Champlain Basin of
Climate Adaptation and Mitigation in the Lake Champlain Basin (LCB) of Vermont