The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station

{Putting Science to Work for Society!}

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The mission of The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station is to develop, advance, and disseminate scientific knowledge, improve agricultural productivity and environmental quality, protect plants, and enhance human health and well-being through research for the benefit of Connecticut residents and the nation.  Seeking solutions across a variety of disciplines for the benefit of urban, suburban, and rural communities, Station scientists remain committed to "Putting Science to Work for Society", a motto as relevant today as it was at our founding in 1875.
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
State of Connecticut Mosquito Trapping and Arbovirus Testing Program
  NEW TOWNS with Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) Positive Mosquitoes this Week: NONE. NEW TOWNS with West Nile Virus (WNV) Positive Mosquitoes this Week: NONE. ADDITIONAL WNV Positive Mosquitoes in: DARIEN, MILFORD, NEW BRITAIN, STAMFORD, WEST HARTFORD.

Monday, September 26, 2016
CAES in the News
  NEW--CAES in the News

Thursday, September 22, 2016
Job Opportunities
  NEW--Seasonal Research Assistant-Department of Environmental Sciences and Center for Vector Biology & Zoonotic Diseases-Tick Testing Laboratory; Seasonal Research Assistant-Department of Environmental Sciences and Center for Vector Biology & Zoonotic Diseases-Mosquito & Tick Molecular Biology Laboratory

Wednesday, September 21, 2016
CAES Seminar Series
  NEW--CAES Seminar Series--Open to the Public--Wednesday, September 28, 2016--Dr. Jeffrey Ward, Dept. of Forestry and Horticulture, CAES, "Roadside Forest Management: Tree-by-Tree"

Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Press Releases
  NEW--September 21, 2016--Update: Positive Mosquitoes for Eastern Equine Encephalitis Virus in Voluntown West Nile virus-positive mosquitoes detected in 20 towns

Wednesday, September 14, 2016
Lockwood Lectures
  NEW--Lockwood Lecture--Open to the Public--Monday, October 3, 2016--Using natural variation in tomato to understand and improve the plant immune system, Dr. Gregory Martin, Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research and Cornell University

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Current Events
  NEW--SAVE THE DATE--There will be a free NURSERY AND LANDSCAPE RESEARCH TOUR at the Valley Laboratory of The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station in Windsor on Thursday, September 15th from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Pesticide recertification credits will be applied for—SAVE THE DATE—INVASIVE PLANT SYMPOSIUM--Invasive Plants in Our Changing World: Learn from the Past, Prepare for the Future Presented by: Connecticut Invasive Plant Working Group; When: Tuesday, October 11, 2016, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.; Where: Student Union, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT--CAES EVENTS--CAES SEMINAR SERIES—CAES LOCKWOOD LECTURES--SAVE THE DATE--Plant Science Day 2017, Wednesday, August 2, 2017, Event 10:00am-4:00pm, Lockwood Farm, Hamden

Friday, August 12, 2016
Listing of all Available Insect-Pest, Plant, and Miscellaneous Fact Sheets
  NEW--Fact Sheets

Thursday, March 10, 2016
Daily Temperatures, Rain Events, Humidity, and Growing Degree Days
  NEW--Growing Degree Days for Hamden, Connecticut