Agriculture

Recent Stories

  • Quinoa field trials at UNH
    - Crazy for Quinoa?
    UNH researchers are exploring whether a high-value crop could be grown successfully in northern New England. Read More
  • Tegan O'Neill
    - Following Up with Sustainability Fellows
    UNH Today follows up with a couple of former Sustainability Institute fellows in this article.  Read More
  • A New Hampshire farmer
    - Field of Greens
    Many New Hampshire farmers view trading their tried-and-true full season silage corn variety for one with a shorter growing season as more than a little risky. But not Adam Crete... Read More
  • UNH-developed pumping varieties
    - Garden Time
    Shockwave, a new cantaloupe, is one of nine new UNH-developed cucurbit varieties now commercially available. (Courtesy photo) Gardeners getting ready to plant their fruits and... Read More
  • Graduate student Samantha Werner '14
    - Passion for Policy
    Master's student Samantha Werner '14 received the Ecological Society of America's Graduate Student Policy Award.Samantha Werner ’14 wants to bring local food to the policy table.... Read More
  • Andrew Phinney '14 in Nepal as Peace Corps volunteer
    - The Right Place, the Right Time
     The Arghakhanchi District of Nepal is a mountainous region west of Kathmandu that is covered with fields of corn and rice as well as lush, forested valleys. “It’s probably the... Read More
  • UNH graduate student Kaitlyn Orde
    - On Trial: Spinach
    New Hampshire growers interested in adding spinach to their winter crop production soon will have additional information to help them select which varieties to grow and when to... Read More
  • UNH assistant professor Iago Hale
    - Fresh, Local … Kiwis?
    If Iago Hale has his way, in a few years you may be topping your breakfast cereal with a handful of fresh kiwiberries you bought at your local farmer’s market. That’s right, local... Read More
  • Shawn Jasper '89
    - Mr. Speaker, Public Servant
    Growing up on his family’s poultry farm in Hudson, New Hampshire, Shawn Jasper ’89 quickly learned about the pecking order. When new chickens are introduced to an existing flock,... Read More
  • UNH researcher and plant developer Brent Loy
    - The Menu Makers
    As New Englanders sit down to give thanks this week, their Thanksgiving tables may be filled with an abundant supply of delicious, locally grown foods thanks, in part, to... Read More