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NHAES research shows that complex crop rotations encourage nitrogen build-up in soil and improve drought resistanceWhat is crop rotation? Crop rotation refers to the practice of planting different crops in the same plot over different time periods. For example, planting broccoli one season, winter wheat the next season and sweet corn the next. Using a variety of crops can provide different advantages, such as adding nitrogen to the soil and reducing the need for fertilizer, offering natural weed...
COLSA's Ollinger honored for work in forest ecosystem ecologyScott Ollinger, director of the Earth Systems Research Center and professor of natural resources and the environment in the College of Life Sciences and Agriculture, was the recipient of the 2022 Excellence in Research Award at the University of New Hampshire's Faculty Excellence Awards ceremony Oct. 13. Ollinger is a world-renowned scholar in forest ecosystem ecology. His nearly 100 peer-...
UNH researchers working to protect tidal marsh sparrowsTidal marsh sparrows, tiny birds that nest in salt marshes, are threatened by sea-level rise and are a conservation priority in the coastal northeast. By understanding how they've adapted to the harsh environment of salt marshes, Adrienne Kovach, associate professor of natural resources and the environment, and her research team at the University of New Hampshire aim to protect tidal marsh...
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- Alternative Forages for Seasonal SlumpsNHAES scientists finish multi-year study to identify best forage crops to grow during three low-growth times of yearNov 18, 2022
- Healthy Food for AllA focus on the nutritional needs of historically marginalized communitiesNov 01, 2022
- We All Belong on the IslandShoals Marine Lab recognized for advancing equity in field scienceNov 01, 2022
- National Lab DayConference connects Department of Energy facilities with UNH researchOct 31, 2022
- Research That Makes a Difference for New HampshireAn interview with COLSA & NHAES sustainable agriculture scientist Becky SidemanOct 26, 2022