Agriculture, Nutrition, and Food Systems Seminar Series

Agriculture, Nutrition, and Food Systems Seminar Series
Students working at the agricultural farm

Fall 2023 Schedule

Seminars will be held in person in New Hampshire Hall (G44) or available via Zoom

Seminar starts at 4:10 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.


September 18 - Natalie Lounsbury, "Cover crops for climate adapted agriculture: my past, present, and future research"

September 25 - Radhika Rani (30 min), "Effect of gibberellic acid and cluster thinning on fruit quality, cluster quality, and yield in seedless table grape cultivars". Plus "Lightning Round: Tips, Tricks, and Techniques to Share".

October 2 - Anna O'Brien, MCBS, "Finding the promise of plant-microbiomes: “genetic” variation, adaptive stress tolerance and applications".

October 16 - Fabian Menalled, Montana State University, "Beyond weed control: assessing ecological interactions in semiarid agroecosystems".

October 23 - David Barney, US Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, "Hepcidin and the declines in iron status in physically active populations".

October 30 - Olivia Burton, "Understanding and strengthening food sovereignty and equity among Indigenous and Minority communities through a legal restorative justice framework".

November 6 - Adeel Arshad (30 min), "Supplementing a blend of essential oils to evaluate milk production and composition, and enteric methane emissions in Jersey cows transitioning from confinement to grazing systems." Plus "Lightning Round: Tips, Tricks, and Techniques to Share".

November 13 - Bill Hawe, "Sport surfaces; where hoof meets grass. A scientific evaluation".

November 27 - Denise Pouliot, Cowasuk Band of the Pennacook - Abenaki People, "Indigenous Foods".

December 4 - Palash Mandal (30 min), "Soil moisture stress and management strategies drive phytoestrogen concentrations in forage legumes" and Anne Bodenrader (30 min), "Dairy products and brain health in the hispanic/latino population".

December 11 - Finals Week - Social

Zoom Info

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Meeting ID: 603 862 3203
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Prior Seminars

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