Optimizing Soil Health to Fight Climate Change

Team of UVM researchers join $23M nationwide effort to help U.S. dairy farmers improve sustainability through optimal soil health management.
Dairy cows in an open air barn eating silage.

Over the past decade, Vermont dairy farmers have taken steps to become more sustainable through on-farm practices like cover cropping, conservation tillage and other soil health management strategies. Now, a team of University of Vermont researchers has joined a nationwide effort to quantify the impact of these practices and evaluate the potential for the U.S. dairy industry to reach net zero...

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Professor of Extension, Heather Darby works on a farm

UVM FSRC Announces Winners of GEM RFP Call

The Food Systems Research Center is excited to announce Eric von Wettberg, Associate Professor of Plant and Soil Sciences, and Heather Darby, Professor of

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group of people standing on a hillside of coffee plants

UVM’s Agroecology and Livelihoods Collaborative Receives Regional Award for Excellence in Community Engagement

The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) today named the University of Vermont (UVM) as regional winner of the 2022 W.K

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Plant and Soil Science Raymond Seminar Series

Join us for our weekly seminar series featuring special guests, faculty, graduate students presenting on a variety of topics. Seminars are held Fridays from 1-2 p.m. in  Jeffords Hall during the academic year.

Questions? Contact pss@uvm.edu

This seminar series is made possible by the William T. Raymond Memorial Fund.