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Urban Agriculture Graduates

January 17, 2018

UConn Extension Urban Agriculture Program – Graduation Ceremony. On January 16, 2018 UConn Extension graduated 9 new urban farmers who completed a year-long training. To be able to graduate, students needed to complete five modules: botany, soils, entomology, vegetable production, and integrated pest management (30-40 hours each) and pass each with at least 70% or […]

4-H Spotlight: Edward Merritt

January 15, 2018

4-H Alumni and Retiree Spotlight  Edward Merritt – Retired Hartford County Administrator, 4-H Agent and MA 4-H Alumni  By Nancy Wilhelm, Program Coordinator, State 4-H Office    At 83 Ed Merritt remembers a lot of exciting experiences during his time with the Hartford County Extension Program. He came to UConn Extension on October 1, 1963 […]


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