• Celebrate 40 Years of the UConn Extension Master Gardener Program Celebrate 40 Years of the UConn Extension Master Gardener Program
    UConn Extension’s Master Gardener Program is celebrating 40 years of transforming academic research into practical gardening skills and techniques that everyone can use. The program sprouted in 1978 from the roots of the founding program at Washington State University. The program instructs participants in science-based horticulture practices and garden management, after which students apply their knowledge by […]
    Posted on October 17, 2018
  • A Healthy Home is Free of Pests A Healthy Home is Free of Pests
    Our Healthy Homes program offers the following tips on keeping your home free of pests. You can download the document or print it for easy reference.
    Posted on October 17, 2018
  • Robotic Conference at UConn Robotic Conference at UConn
    Register by Friday, October 19th to attend the Robotic Milking Conference at UConn. The day-long event will cover the impacts on animal health, welfare, and economic sustainability for Northeast dairy farms. Admission is $40 per person and $20 for students. For more information and to register visit s.uconn.edu/roboticmilking
    Posted on October 15, 2018
  • 4-H in the Summer: Libraries Rock! 4-H in the Summer: Libraries Rock!
    By Pamela Gray Every summer, New London County 4-H provides programming to our local libraries. These partnerships benefit the libraries as 4-H provides technological equipment that are not affordable to individual libraries (especially the rural libraries in our county) and a range of experiential learning activities not readily available to libraries with limited staff. 4-H […]
    Posted on October 12, 2018
  • Ken Trice: 4-H Volunteer Spotlight Ken Trice: 4-H Volunteer Spotlight
    4-H affiliation: Tolland County 4-H Advisory Committee member How did you learn about 4-H Fifteen years ago visiting the Tolland County 4-H Fair with my 3 daughters (then ages 8, 6,and 4). At the time the oldest two registered for the upcoming 4-H year with the Willy Nilly 4-H club. The youngest was a sort […]
    Posted on October 10, 2018
  • Crime Prevention Crime Prevention
    September is over yet hurricane season remains throughout October. Quiet periods in between weather events are perfect times to check your existing emergency preparedness plans, to complete planning yet accomplished, and to acquire emergency supplies not yet in place. October is considered a quieter time than other months. Although storms can happen at any time […]
    Posted on October 8, 2018
  • Beef Auction at UConn Scheduled for Oct. 21st Beef Auction at UConn Scheduled for Oct. 21st
    UConn’s Department of Animal Science is holding their annual beef auction on Sunday, October 21st at the Cattle Resource Unit (Heifer Barn) on Horsebarn Hill Road in Storrs.  The auction will be held at UConn’s Storrs Campus at the UConn Cattle Resource Unit (Heifer Barn) located on Horsebarn Hill Road. The event is free and […]
    Posted on October 5, 2018
  • Ask UConn Extension Ask UConn Extension
    Do you have questions about food, health, or sustainability topics? Ask UConn Extension. Extension educators are working in every town and city in Connecticut to bring the research of UConn to our communities. UConn Extension is on a collaborative journey. We co-create knowledge with farmers, families, communities, and businesses. We educate. We convene groups to […]
    Posted on October 3, 2018
  • Serve and Enjoy Banana Breakfast Cookies Serve and Enjoy Banana Breakfast Cookies
    Another popular recipe from our KidEats App developed by our 4-H FANS program and the New Mexico State University Learning Games Laboratory is the Banana Breakfast Cookie. Enjoy them at home with this easy recipe. http://s.uconn.edu/4fb
    Posted on October 3, 2018
  • A Healthy Home is Dry A Healthy Home is Dry
    Our Healthy Homes program offers the following tips on keeping your home dry. You can download the document or print it for easy reference.
    Posted on October 1, 2018
  • Seafood Prepping Tips Seafood Prepping Tips
    Enjoy the healthful benefits of seafood, at least two meals a week. 1. Keep seafood cold* between store and home. Store immediately in refrigerator. 2. Use fresh fish within 1-2 days or wrap tightly and freeze immediately. 3. Thaw seafood overnight under refrigeration. 4. Keep raw seafood separate from cooked/ready-to-eat foods. Prevent raw/thawing seafood from dripping on other foods. 5. Refrigerate […]
    Posted on September 28, 2018
  • Farm Aid 2018 Farm Aid 2018
    UConn Seniors Casey Lambert and Evan Lentz staffed the joint UConn Extension/UMass Extension Fruit informational booth at the Farm Aid 2018 event on Saturday, September 22nd held at the Xfinity Center in Hartford. They work with Mary Concklin, Associate Extension Educator-Fruit Specialist, with commercial fruit growers on a USDA-iPiPE grant.
    Posted on September 26, 2018
  • Fun Recipe: Fruit Slushies Fun Recipe: Fruit Slushies
    This recipe is a favorite in the KidEats App that was developed by our 4-H FANS program and the New Mexico State University Learning Games Laboratory.
    Posted on September 26, 2018
  • A Healthy Home is Free of Chemicals A Healthy Home is Free of Chemicals
    Our Healthy Homes program offers the following tips on keeping your home free of chemicals. You can download the document or print it for easy reference.
    Posted on September 24, 2018
  • Solid Ground Farmer Training E-Learning Solid Ground Farmer Training E-Learning
    Did you miss a class? A selection of trainings from the Solid Ground program are available in an e-learning format at newfarms.extension.uconn.edu. BF 104: Soil Health and Management with Kip Kolesinskas is a three-part course. Participants will learn the basic soil science principles for maintaining healthy soils. Guidance on soil testing and reading soil tests is provided. BF 105: Fruit Production for Small […]
    Posted on September 21, 2018

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