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Photo Guide to Northeastern US Silvopasture
A current interest of our lab and others at UNH are silvopasture systems: the simultaneous production of livestock, trees and forages on a plot of land.  We wanted to share that  a new photo guide depicting silvopasture systems in the Northeast is available...

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UNH 3MT - Three Minute Thesis
Congratulations to Lesley Atwood and the other participants of UNH's inaugural 3 Minute Thesis Challenge. Developed at the University of Queensland, students present a 3 minute version of their research to a general audience, "cultivating academic, presenta...

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ESA Graduate Student Policy Award
Congratulations to our former technician and current graduate student, Samantha Werner for receiving the ESA Graduate Student Policy Award! " Offered each year, this award gives graduate students hands-on science policy experience including interacting with...

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Welcome Carolyn! Agroecology Postdoc
The UNH Agroecology Lab welcomes a new member to our group: Carolyn Lowry. Carolyn is here on a Postdoctoral Fellowship from the National Institute of Food and Agriculture , and will be studying how soil spatial heterogeneity and root foraging influence cro...

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Recent Publications
Jennifer Wilhelm has recently co-authored " Farm, Fish, & Food Enterprise Viability in New Hampshire " as part of her work with the New Hampshire Food Alliance . "The Viability Initiative outlines challenges and
opportunities for farmers, fishermen, and foo...

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2015 Conference Recap
‘Tis the season for Conferences This
past summer and fall our lab had the pleasure of attending and presenting at both the
Ecological Society of America’s 100 th Annual Meeting held in Baltimore, Maryland and the joint
meeting between the Entomological Soci...

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Recent Publications
Together with PSU's David Mortensen and BYU's Roger Koide our lab has been investigating the unintended or "indirect" effects of treating crop seeds with pesticides. This recent publication outlines how pretreating corn and soy seeds with insecticide and fu...

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Living Mulch Research on EurekaAlert!
One of the Agroecology Lab's recent papers was summarized on EurekAlert! , an AAAS site for science news: "Living mulch, organic fertilizer tested on broccoli" . The press release was distributed by the publishing journal HortScience (American Society for H...

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Our group is happy to announce two recent publications :. Cover-Crop Species as Distinct Biotic Filters in Weed Community Assembly. Weed Science 2015. 63:282-295.  We grew several cover crops species individually and together in mixture, and we discuss how ...

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Student Research: Broccoli - Living Mulch
Agroecologists are interested in food production systems that resemble natural systems in important ways. For example, natural systems are often species diverse – forests, meadows, lakes, and oceans can have many different species living within one communit...
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