On March 29, 2009, the University of Minnesota's College of Food, Agriculture and Natural Resource Sciences held a symposium addressing the issue of climate change and its effect on plant health. Notes and media from the event are now available online. LINK
April 2009 Archives
An article about how the green trend is finding its way into collegiate agricultural and environmental education.
via Inside Higher Ed
Hear tips from a seasoned gardener on how to keep tomato plants healthy in your own home garden - including how to avoid wilt, how not to plant, and reasons why you might want an heirloom tomato rather than the Best Boy hybrid. The segment can be streamed online from KPCC's Off-Ramp website: HERE
via KPCC's Off-Ramp radio program
If you've got time to spare, waiting for a seminar or something else, please drop by the Plant Pathology Library! We've got a new exhibit on display called "Medicinal Fungi: The Healing Mushrooms." The exhibit was researched and designed by the Plant Pathology Library student workers, Alli and Kelsey, and features books from the library's collection of medicinal fungi books. Thanks, ladies!
Get the skinny on growing a giant pumpkin in this very fun video!
via Science Friday