Q&A: Uncertainty Abounds with Farm Bill Expiration

Olivia Peña, recent graduate of the UVM Food Systems program, weighs in on the expiration of the U.S. Farm Bill
farmer's market booth

September 30 marked the deadline for the passing of a new Farm Bill, the primary agricultural and food policy tool of the federal government, which would have replaced the legislation that has been in effect since 2014.

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Beth Kirkpatrick presenting at TGIR-COBRE press event

$12.3 Million NIH Grant Establishes Translational Global Infectious Disease Research Center at UVM

Leaders at the University of Vermont and Larner College of Medicine today announced $12.3 million in funding for a new Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) called the “Translational Global Infectious Disease Research Center” (TGIR) that will join together two traditionally distinct groups of scientists to develop innovative approaches to prevent and control infectious disease.

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homes flooded by Tropical Storm Irene in August 2011

Adoption of Green Stormwater Infrastructure Rises After Floods

Residents and property owners are more likely to adopt some green stormwater infrastructure practices if they have experienced flooding or erosion on their property or in their neighborhoods, according to new research from the University of Vermont.

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