Wildcat Spotlight

My topics of passion are diversity in agroecosystems and integrated systems approach to farm management. I earned my Bachelor’s degree as one of the first Sustainable Agriculture and Food Production Systems majors at UNH in 2012.  My studies encompass both animal and plant agriculture and their...
Digestion in ruminants helps dairy calves (and cows), through the complex rumen, to use feeds in ways that help them grow faster. Helping the calf reach their correct body size efficiently can help the farmer; if you find a way to feed calves a proper diet while ensuring they are growing taller and...
My research focuses on evaluating aquaculture effluent for use in an Integrated Agricultural Production System (IAPS) such as aquaponics and hydroponics. Initially we will test three aquaculture feeds with differing protein contents for nutrient production and availability to plants. Following the...
Bria Frehner ’17 first started conducting research on cancer cells in professor Charles Walker’s lab the summer after her freshman year. Yusuf Ebrahim ’17 met Walker during his first semester at UNH, in an intro to cell biology course Walker was teaching. The pair recently presented what they’ve...