Agroecology in Action

Undergraduate students gain meaningful research and outreach experience through Agroecology Extension Summer Research Fellowship.
students standing in rows of crops looking for pests and making notes

There’s no place Charlotte Smith would have rather spent her summer than on farms in Vermont scouting for bugs. An environmental studies major, Smith is part of an inaugural cohort of students in the Agroecology Extension (AX) Summer Research Fellowship, a 10-week program that combines research, outreach, leadership...

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A Climate Conversation

“Why is it that some people act on knowledge, and some people don’t?” mused award-winning author Jonathan Safran Foer in conversation with UVM professor Ernesto Méndez during the 2020 Aiken Lecture held virtually on October 8.

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Interseeder in field

Can Regenerative Agriculture Save American Farms?

What if feeding the world’s growing population could also improve the environment – and reverse the worrisome trend of U.S. farm losses.

That’s the idea behind regenerative agriculture, a new approach to farming that aims to produce a safe and abundant food supply, while improving soils and other natural resources, and increasing farmers’ livelihoods.

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