Breeding Better Strawberries

Breeding Better Strawberries

Geneticist Dr. Tom Davis, bioinformaticist Hailong Zhang, and graduate students Lise Mahoney, David Wood, and Yilong Yang from the University of New Hampshire are among those who have been awarded a $10 million, five-year federal grant to develop and apply modern DNA-based tools to deliver new cultivated varieties of rosaceous crops such as apples, peaches, strawberries, and cherries with superior product quality and disease resistance. Learn more >>>

25 years of the Fairchild Dairy

25 years of the Fairchild Dairy

The Fairchild Dairy Teaching and Research Center, a facility of the NH Agricultural Experiment Station (NHAES) at the University of New Hampshire College of Life Sciences and Agriculture (COLSA), will mark its 25th anniversary Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, with a celebration that will include presentations of the university's current dairy research. Learn More >>>

New NHAES ‘Hotel’ Reserved for Highly Select NH Clientele

New NHAES ‘Hotel’ Reserved for Highly Select NH Clientele

NHAES researchers have constructed a bee hotel as part of the research project "Sustainable Solutions to Problems Affecting Bee Health" that will assess for the first time the Granite State's bee species.  Learn more>>>

NHAES researchers have constructed a bee hotel as part of the research project “Sustainable Solutions to Problems Affecting Bee Health” that will assess for the first time the Granite State’s bee species. Learn more >>> - See more at: http://colsa.unh.edu/#sthash.1dgqfIhs.dpuf
NHAES researchers have constructed a bee hotel as part of the research project “Sustainable Solutions to Problems Affecting Bee Health” that will assess for the first time the Granite State’s bee species. Learn more >>> - See more at: http://colsa.unh.edu/#sthash.D62Xm6vD.dpuf

Teaching Excellence

Teaching Excellence

Professor Win Watson received the 2013 Jean Brierley Award for Excellence in Teaching. Learn more >>>

The Matchmaker

The Matchmaker

Brent Loy has introduced hundreds of plants to their perfect mates—and the birds and the bees had nothing to do with it. Learn more >>>

Spider Man

Spider Man

For Ed Tillinghast, arachnids are an object of investigation—and affection. Learn more >>>

Faces of DBS

Monica QuimbyMonica Quimby’s research into strawberry genetics took her from the greenhouse to the lab, where she obtained results of much significance in the ongoing effort to determine the plant’s ancestry.

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