NHAES News & Research

Farms lauded for providing real-world setting for students
The University of New Hampshire has been ranked No. 12 in a rating of the best college farms in the nation. The ranking by College Rank evaluated college farms on student integration with sustainability factors, community programming, and courses available at the university or college farm, not...
Facility is Only Research Greenhouse Operation in World with Certification
For the second year, the Macfarlane Research Greenhouses at the University of New Hampshire have received the top grade for sustainability by an independent international sustainability certification group. The facility, which is part of the NH Agricultural Experiment Station...
Dairy science students attend the 2019 American Dairy Science Association Annual Meeting
Four UNH dairy science students and Prof. Pete Erickson recently attended the 2019 American Dairy Science Association (ADSA) annual meeting in Cincinnati, Ohio.
UNH Has Conducted Extensive Research and Outreach to Farmers
New Hampshire farmers are increasingly moving to more sustainable farming practices, with those adopting no-till, reduced-till, and cover crop practices dramatically increasing since 2012, according to the 2017 Census of Agriculture. The University of New Hampshire has conducted extensive research...
COLSA Well Represented Among Winners
In 2021, the UNH Sustainability Institute launched the UNH Sustainability Awards, which recognizes activities and achievements that best embody the principles and practices of sustainability.
New grant will fund study on one of the most unique biomaterials known to humankind
Hagfish slime, which has been described as the grossest super-material in existence, might be one of the most unique biomaterials known to humankind — and UNH scientist and assistant professor David Plachetzki has received a grant from the National...
Scientists with the New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station have launched a research project that aims to develop the first varieties of strawberries specifically designed for organic agriculture in...