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  • UConn CLEAR Special Edition Fall Newsletter UConn CLEAR Special Edition Fall Newsletter
    UConn’s CLEAR program has released its Special Edition Fall 2021 Newsletter. Learn about program updates and the retirement of Chet Arnold. Read it here: https://clear.uconn.edu/publications/newsletters/clear_newsletter_f2021.pdf 
    Posted on December 6, 2021
  • Computer Science Education Week Computer Science Education Week
    UConn 4-H is celebrating Computer Science Education Week by hosting special events throughout the week of Dec 6th- 10th. Youth over the age of 7 can participate in fun experiences virtually throughout the week! Contact your county 4-H office with any questions and for more info. 
    Posted on December 6, 2021
  • Take survey on Contaminants of Emerging Concern Take survey on Contaminants of Emerging Concern
    A partnership of the Connecticut, New Hampshire and North Carolina Sea Grant programs is conducting a survey as part of a federally funded project announced in September 2021. Survey responses, which will be kept confidential, are due by Dec. 31. Contaminants of Emerging Concern are not well regulated and their impacts on human health and ecosystems […]
    Posted on December 3, 2021
  • 2022 Vegetable Production Certificate Course 2022 Vegetable Production Certificate Course
    We’re offering a Vegetable Production Certificate Course, beginning on January 20, 2022. 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 […]
    Posted on December 2, 2021
  • Welcome Emely to the UConn CT Trails Team Welcome Emely to the UConn CT Trails Team
    UConn Extension is excited to welcome Emely Ricci to the UConn Connecticut Trails team as an intern focused on supporting the Connecticut Trail Finder. Emely is a first-year graduate student in UConn’s MPA program. She hopes to go on and work in environmental policy in the future. She takes a keen interest in climate justice, […]
    Posted on December 2, 2021
  • Job: Associate Dean for Extension and Diversity Job: Associate Dean for Extension and Diversity
    The College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources (CAHNR) at the University of Connecticut (UConn) invites applications for the position of Associate Dean for Extension and Diversity with appointment as Full Professor with tenure in a CAHNR Department related to the candidate’s academic discipline. We are seeking an inspirational, dynamic, and visionary individual to provide […]
    Posted on December 1, 2021
  • Support for Extension Support for Extension
    Thank you! Your support helped us co-create solutions to the critical issues facing Connecticut in 2021. We are committed to providing transformational learning experiences to all our audiences. Extension continues to adapt and collaborate to find solutions for the human, environmental, and agricultural issues that our state faces. You can support Extension at: s.uconn.edu/givetoextension
    Posted on November 30, 2021
  • CT Sea Grant Fall-Winter Magazine CT Sea Grant Fall-Winter Magazine
    Connecticut Sea Grant has published their Fall-Winter 2021-2022 issue of Wrack Lines magazine. The theme is “Discovery, Rediscovery and Rebirth”. It can be found in print and online here.  The lead article package describes the Connecticut Estuarine Research Reserve (CT NERR), a collection of the waters and lands at the lower Connecticut River and the […]
    Posted on November 24, 2021
  • Farm Business Planning Webniar Farm Business Planning Webniar
    Join us for a Farm Business Planning Webinar on November 29th at 12 PM. We’ll cover the components of a business plan and an online tool you can use. Register at https://s.uconn.edu/farmbusinessplanning
    Posted on November 22, 2021
  • Enrolling in 4-H Using Z Suite Enrolling in 4-H Using Z Suite
    The new 4-H year began on October 1st, and here at UConn 4-H we use the Z Suite enrollment system. It helps our educators and staff serve over 17,000 youth and 4,000 volunteers annually. We offer a how-to video on how to use Z Suite to add a new youth or volunteer to UConn 4-H […]
    Posted on November 19, 2021
  • Celebrate Native American History with Recipes Celebrate Native American History with Recipes
    November is Native American History month and our UConn Extension Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) recommends adding some Native American recipes to your menu. We have the Blueberry Slump and Three Sisters recipes in English and Spanish. In Native American folklore, blueberries are called “star berries’ because the blossom at the end of […]
    Posted on November 17, 2021
  • USDA Ready to Help Connecticut Farmers and Ranchers Recover from Extreme Weather USDA Ready to Help Connecticut Farmers and Ranchers Recover from Extreme Weather
    USDA Ready to Help Connecticut Farmers and Ranchers Recover from Extreme Weather TOLLAND, Connecticut, November 15, 2021 — Recent extreme weather conditions have impacted farmers in Connecticut. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), through the Farm Service Agency (FSA), has disaster assistance programs available to help agricultural producers recover after natural disasters, including flooding and wind events. […]
    Posted on November 15, 2021
  • Winter Riding Program with Department of Animal Science Winter Riding Program with Department of Animal Science
    The Department of Animal Science is offering the Winter Riding Program to the UConn community and public beginning December 13th and registration is now open!  Space is limited so reserve your spot today and share with anyone who may be interested!  Please visit http://s.uconn.edu/uconnwinterriding for more information including registration forms.  
    Posted on November 15, 2021
  • CT Sea Grant Research Projects CT Sea Grant Research Projects
    Connecticut Sea Grant has selected six research projects for the 2022-2024 funding cycle. Focuses of these grants include gaining an understanding of marine life amid changing environmental conditions, community’s perception and behaviors in response to flood risks, and human relationships with the marine environment and individuals’ “ocean identity”. The projects are slated to receive a […]
    Posted on November 12, 2021
  • Faces of Extension: Dr. Joe Emenheiser Faces of Extension: Dr. Joe Emenheiser
    Meet Dr. Joe Emenheiser, our diversified livestock Extension educator (with a joint appointment in the Department of Animal Science). His Extension duties focus on livestock industry development and meat quality improvement.
    Posted on November 12, 2021

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Phone: 860-486-9228
extension@uconn.edu
Address: W.B. Young Building, Room 233
1376 Storrs Road, Unit 4134
Storrs, Connecticut 06269-4134
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