A Summer of AgroTek Innovation

Marking the final event of a summer-long program at UVM, middle and high schoolers from around New England pitch their ideas for promoting the use of agricultural technologies at AgroTek Innovation Slam.
a group of students wearing personal protective gear using wooden blocks to create hempcrete during an outdoor lab at UVM.

UVM’s Innovation Hall buzzed with excitement last Friday as middle and high school students from around New England gathered to pitch their ideas for promoting the use of agricultural technologies to a panel of experts and judges. The event, UVM’s first AgroTek Innovation Slam, represented the culmination of a summer-long program that paired middle and high schoolers with undergraduate...

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Serge Wiltshire. A man with dark hair and a beard in a grey sweater and hat sits with a black dog.

Using regenerative agriculture to combat climate change

New research from Food Systems Research Center postdoctoral researcher Serge Wiltshire adds to a growing body of evidence showing how regenerative agricultural practices can reduce the impacts of climate change.

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Celebrating Standout Students

UVM’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) has awarded its annual college-wide academic awards to four students who have demonstrated excellence through scholarship, research and service. The awards recognize one undergraduate junior, one senior and two graduate students who have distinguished themselves through their achievements and character.

 

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