Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems Seminar Series

Spring 2012

This seminar series is brought to you by The College of Life Sciences and Agriculture at the University of New Hampshire and is supported by the New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station.


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2/10     Sustainability Taking Deep Root in New England AgriculturePeaches
Stephen Taylor, former NH Commissioner of Agriculture
Taylor Brothers Sugarhouse and Creamery, Plainfield NH

2/17    Strategies for Sustainable Plant Management
Karen Garrett, Ecological Geneticist, Kansas State University

3/2     Considering Multi-Trophic Pest Interactions in Sustainable Agriculture
Fabian Menalled, Cropland Weed Specialist, Montana State University

3/9    Assessing Maine’s Agricultural Future – 2025: A Qualitative Research Project
John Jemison, Water Quality Specialist, University of Maine Extension

3/23    Reweaving Our Bread Basket: Efforts to Build a Local Bread Wheat Economy in New England
Ellen Mallory, Sustainable Agriculture Specialist, University of Maine Extension

3/30    Shifts in Soil Microbial Communities and C Transformations under Integrated Crop-livestock Agroecosystems in the Southern High Plains
Jennifer Moore Kucera, Soil Microbiologist, Texas Tech University

4/13    Forage Systems for Small Ruminants
Santiago Utsumi
, Grazing Ecologist, Kellogg Biological Station
Michigan State University

4/20    Integrated Multi-Trophic Aquaculture (IMTA): An Environmentally, Economically, and Societally Responsible Aquanomic Practice (co-sponsored by the Department of Biological Sciences)
Thierry Chopin, Ecophysiologist/Biochemist, University of New Brunswick

Seminars will be held at noon in Spaulding G26 with an informal reception afterwards.  Visitor parking is available on campus, next to New Hampshire Hall.

Questions? Contact Anita Klein, NHAES Faculty Fellow; 603-862-2455