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University of Vermont Biology Thanksgiving: Gratitude in Science

By: tsoleary

Thanksgiving is traditionally a time to take a step back from the day-to-day grind and take a mental inventory of the things for which we are grateful: our family, friends, colleagues, homes, & health. This is especially important in a brutal year...

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Herbicide and Conservation Agriculture #2: Communicating to the public about the pros/cons of herbicides in our cropping systems and the role they play in sustainable agriculture.

By: kworkman

Dr. Terence Bradshaw, Assistant Professor Specialty Crops Production and Director of the Horticulture Research & Education Center, University of Vermont Communicating to the public about the pros/cons of herbicides in our cropping systems and the...

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Agritourism Definitions and Standards around the World

By: rcbartle

What is agritourism anyway? Definitions and standards vary around the world, with some understandings focused on educational experiences on working farms while other perspectives are more expansive. Researchers and practitioners from Italy, India,...

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An Online Conversation Series: Sourcing & Selling Vermont Food in the Time of Novel Coronavirus 19 (Audio only)

By: clherric

Join us online or by phone for a conversation with Zac Smith from UVM Extension Farm Viability to provide an overview of how to get started online, following up on his terrific conversation with the UVM Extension Ag. Engineering podcast. Having a...

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Hydrometers

By: uvmext

The Vermont maple law requires packaged maple syrup have a density of between 66.9 and 68.9 degrees Brix. Brix is a measure of sugar concentration in a pure sugar solution. Although we know there are other many dissolved minerals in maple syrup th...

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Thrips

By: uvmext

Pear thrips is a species of insect that while native to Europe and Eurasia has been present in the United States for over 100 years. This insect is slender and brown as an adult and just over one mm long with delicately fringed wings. Thrips were ...

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Creating an Open Access Impact Within and Beyond the University

By: schwrks

A growing movement is using tools such as open access journals and repositories to transform scholarly communications on a global scale. Open access refers to literature and published research results that are made available online without access ...

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North American Maple Syrup Council

By: uvmext

The North American Maple Syrup Council is an international organization, founded in 1961. The purposes of the Council are to promote research in the chemistry and technology of maple sap and the products derived from it; in sugarbush management an...

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Syrup Color

By: uvmext

In Vermont, Grade A maple syrup is divided into four distinct color classes. Those classes are Golden, Amber, Dark and Very Dark. The lightest grade of syrup, Golden, has the most delicate flavor. A lot of the time it will be made at the beginning...