Researchers at the University of Vermont have teamed up with scientists around the U.S. to tackle agriculture’s grand challenge of feeding the world’s growing population while conserving natural resources and reducing its environmental footprint.
It was a transformative year at the University of Vermont, a fitting finale to a decade that saw sweeping change across campus, from new facilities and programs to groundbreaking research discoveries. Here’s a look back at some of 2019’s biggest moments.
1. Research and Scholarship That Changed the World
A University of Vermont team, led by food systems professor Ernesto Méndez, has been awarded a $660,000 grant from the McKnight Foundation to advance research and sustainable practices across its global Collaborative Crop Research Program (CCRP), which “works to ensure a world where all have access to nutritious food that is sustainably produced by local peop
- UVM Alumni, Cheesemakers Offer Advice for Post-Grad Success
- Moose Genetics Offer New Clues for Wildlife Management
- The Power of Relationships
- A New Pepper on the International Culinary Scene
- UVM & the USDA Northeast Climate Hub to Host Specialty Crop Water Symposium for Agriculture Professionals and Researchers December 2019
- An Afternoon at UVM’s Horticulture Research and Education Center
- Tell History, Make History
- Community Agriculture and Regenerative Transitions Conference
- UVM and USDA’s Agricultural Research Service Will Partner to Identify Factors That Help Small Farms Succeed
- Naturally Occurring Fungi Could Curb Moose Tick Plague, UVM Entomologists Find
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