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Awards and achievements for CAHNR

October 19, 2018

The Eastern Region of the International Plant Propagators’ Society (IPPS) recently elected Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture Professor Mark Brand as an IPPS Fellow. The Fellow Award is an honor the region bestows on its chosen members for exceptional service to the Society and to the advancement of the field of propagation and […]

CAHNR in the news

October 19, 2018

UConn Today ran an article about a new UConn class called Horticulture of Cannabis: From Seed to Harvest, which will be offered in plant science and landscape architecture. It included quotes by Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture Professor Gerald Berkowitz, who will teach the class, and mentioned CAHNR alumni Taylor Cheek and Matt […]

Meet new faculty members Shuresh Ghimire and Dong-Hun Lee

October 17, 2018

This past July, Shuresh Ghimire joined the College vegetable extension educator at the Tolland County Extension Center. “The faculty and staff at the Tolland Office have been welcoming and willing to help,” he says. “I’m looking forward to working with farmers. One of my first goals is to conduct a need assessment. My focus will […]

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