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  • 2021 NACDEP Member Services Webinar 2021 NACDEP Member Services Webinar
    NACDEP WEBINAR WEDNESDAY SESSION TO LOOK AT BEST PRACTICES IN LAND USE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT The presentation for January is “Best Practices in Land Use and Economic Development – A Program for Municipal Accreditation.” It will be presented by Laura Brown, an Associate Professor, Community & Economic Development Educator with the University of Connecticut Department of Extension […]
    Posted on January 15, 2021
  • Rooting for Winter – Put Local on Your Tray Rooting for Winter – Put Local on Your Tray
    Are you root-ing for winter? Winter roots include carrots, beets, potatoes, and more! Click here for ideas on how to incorporate these delicious roots into your meals. Put Local on Your Tray’s “Root-ing for Winter” campaign is working towards connecting schools with local farmers to increase the incorporation of local root vegetables in school meals. Click […]
    Posted on January 15, 2021
  • The New England Greenhouse Floriculture Guide Now Available! The New England Greenhouse Floriculture Guide Now Available!
    2021-2022 New England Greenhouse Floriculture Guide Now Available! New England greenhouse growers have long relied on the New England Greenhouse Floriculture Guide, for its unbiased, detailed information about insect and mite management, disease prevention and management, weed control, and plant growth regulation. The Guide is updated every two years to ensure that it provides up-to-date […]
    Posted on January 15, 2021
  • What is Extension – New Video Released What is Extension – New Video Released
    UConn Extension connects thousands of people across Connecticut and beyond each year, with the research and resources of the University of Connecticut’s College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources. We are comprised of more than 100 educators and a vast network of volunteers. UConn Extension works collaboratively to build more resilient communities through educational initiatives […]
    Posted on January 13, 2021
  • Cleaning and Disinfecting High Touch Surfaces Cleaning and Disinfecting High Touch Surfaces
    Cleaning and disinfecting high touch surfaces is more important than ever. We curated a variety of resources to help you keep your high touch surfaces clean and protecting your health. Click here to view.  
    Posted on January 13, 2021
  • 2021 Vegetable Production Certificate Course 2021 Vegetable Production Certificate Course
    We’re offering a Vegetable Production Certificate Course, beginning on January 20th 2021. It is a fully online course for new and beginning farmers who have 0-3 years of vegetable growing experience or no formal training in agriculture. The participants will learn answers to the basic questions about farm business planning, planning and preparing for vegetable farm, […]
    Posted on January 11, 2021
  • Farm Flavor Magazine Features Extension Programs Farm Flavor Magazine Features Extension Programs
    In the early days of the coronavirus pandemic, farmers urgently needed access to the newest information on government compliance, health protocols, federal aid and more. UConn Extension put together its own website for COVID-19-related information for both farmers and consumers on production, distribution and processing. UConn Extension also responded by organizing an initiative that enlisted […]
    Posted on January 5, 2021
  • Eat SMART in the New Year! Eat SMART in the New Year!
    Written by UConn registered dietitian-nutritionist Donna Zigmont, RDN, CD-N   Source: Free goal setting clip art Every January, millions of Americans make New Year’s resolutions to make positive changes in their lives. After a very difficult 2020 due to COVID-19, we are hopeful that 2021 will be more promising for all of us. Many of […]
    Posted on January 1, 2021
  • Women in Livestock Business: Marketing for Profit [Online] Women in Livestock Business: Marketing for Profit [Online]
    New England Women in Livestock Business Winter Virtual Conference Want to fine-tune your marketing and financial management skills and build a more resilient livestock farm business? Join us for three afternoons in February to learn, network, and share ideas with regional specialists and fellow women livestock farmers. This conference is intended for New England women […]
    Posted on December 30, 2020
  • County Connections: UConn 4-H Teen Council’s Quarterly Newsletter County Connections: UConn 4-H Teen Council’s Quarterly Newsletter
    In an effort to enhance the UConn 4-H program, members have gotten together to form the UConn 4-H Teen Council. The Council consists of active members in UConn 4-H between the ages of 14 and 18, with no more than 2 members from each county in the state. Check out UConn 4-H Teen Council’s Quarterly Newsletter, […]
    Posted on December 28, 2020
  • Chicken Vegetable Soup with Kale Recipe Chicken Vegetable Soup with Kale Recipe
    Chicken Vegetable Soup with Kale is a protein-packed recipe that will warm you up and fill you up. Heather Peracchio and Juliana Restrepo Marin walk us through the recipe for this delicious soup.
    Posted on December 28, 2020
  • CTSG, Avalonia project looks to prepare forest for the future CTSG, Avalonia project looks to prepare forest for the future
    By Judy Benson Stonington – Battered by coastal storms and infestations of wooly adelgids, gypsy moth, winter moth and emerald ash borer, sections of the 200-acre Hoffman Evergreen Preserve will now serve as a living lab and demonstration site for how land managers can help forests adapt to climate change. “We want to increase the resilience […]
    Posted on December 26, 2020
  • Local 4-H Families Deliver More Milk to Families in Need Local 4-H Families Deliver More Milk to Families in Need
    Our UConn 4-H Litchfield County and UConn 4-H New London County programs continued their grassroots efforts to help local families in need this week. This effort builds upon several dairy donations that have gone to food pantries statewide over the past few months since the pandemic started back in March. Over 144,000 pounds of dairy […]
    Posted on December 22, 2020
  • Ornamentals & Turf Course Ornamentals & Turf Course
    This year has been unique for everyone. All of us have been impacted in one way or another. We sincerely hope that you and your family are doing well and the pandemic has not touched you or your family. We at UConn Extension have been striving to put this course online for your convenience. While […]
    Posted on December 22, 2020

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extension@uconn.edu
Address: W.B. Young Building, Room 233
1376 Storrs Road, Unit 4134
Storrs, Connecticut 06269-4134
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  1. 2/9 4-H In 40: Parliamentary Procedures In Real Life
  2. 3/1 New London County Extension Council meeting
  3. 3/9 4-H In 40: Reengaging Youth In 4-H Programs
  4. 4/13 4-H In 40: 4-H SPIN Clubs
  5. 5/11 4-H In 40: Herbal Infusions & Fermenting Vegetables