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Women Honored for the Work in Agriculture and Conservation

July 30, 2014

Tolland, CT –The spotlight was on 12 remarkable women Thursday, June 19th at the State Capitol as Connecticut’s Conservation Partnership recognized them for their work in agriculture and natural resources conservation. This year’s theme was Celebrating Women of Character, Courage, and Commitment: Stories of the Extraordinary Determination of Women, and honored the exceptional and often […]

UConn Wins!

July 29, 2014

Who won the Big Scoop Award at the American Society of Animal Science’s Joint Annual Meeting? Contenders were Kansas State University, South Dakota State University, UConn, University of Missouri, and Washington State University.   UConn wins!!! Congrats to Mike O’Neill in #UConnExtension for proposing Centennial Caramel Crunch to celebrate Extension’s 100 years of growing Connecticut […]

Squash Will Come…

July 28, 2014

Photo and Article By Carol Quish for UConn Extension   Where are all my summer squash? Why do my plants have many blossoms and not squash? These are a few of the questions I hear about yellow and zucchini squashes when the squashes look like they should be setting fruit. Be patient, gardeners, squash will come.   […]

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