UVM Receives $6.6 Million to Address Rural Addiction

Vermont is home to one of three "Rural Centers of Excellence on Substance Use Disorders" in the nation
President Garimella joins Sen. Leahy at a press conference announcing Vermont's new Rural Centers of Excellence on Substance Use Disorders

Sen. Patrick Leahy, vice chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, announced Thursday that the University of Vermont is receiving $6.6 million from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Health Resources and Services Administration’s Rural Communities Opioid Response Program for Rural Centers of Excellence on Substance Use Disorders.

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swede midge flying

Garlic on Broccoli: A Smelly Approach to Repel a Major Pest

Agricultural insect pests seek out familiar scents to find their plant hosts. However, they can also be repelled by odors from other plant species.

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Two sheep in Shelburne Vineyard

Where Sheep are Trending

In addition to sipping award-winning wines, visitors to Shelburne Vineyard in nearby Shelburne, Vermont, this spring could be found taking selfies with sheep. That’s because the vineyard was home to a flock of five Suffolk sheep happily grazing on the grass beneath the grapevines.

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