The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station

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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.
Friday, April 21, 2017
Job Opportunities
  NEW--Seasonal Research Assistant, Department of Environmental Sciences, Invasive Aquatic Plant Program (IAPP)--Summer Farm Worker, Griswold Research Center, Griswold--Summer Research Assistants, Department of Entomology and Center for Vector Biology & Zoonotic Diseases--Summer Research Assistant, Department of Forestry & Horticulture--Seasonal Research Assistants, Valley Laboratory and Research Farm, Windsor--Summer Research Assistants, Department of Environmental Sciences, Center for Vector Biology & Zoonotic Diseases--Summer Farm Staff Position, Lockwood Farm, Hamden--Postdoctoral Research Scientist-Center for Vector Biology & Zoonotic Diseases (Medical Entomology)

Friday, April 21, 2017
CAES Seminar Series
  NEW--CAES Seminar Series--Open to the Public--Wednesday, April 26, 2017--Dr. Zheng Wang, Yale University, “Traffic lights to fungal sex–toward systems biology of the asexual-sexual switch in fungi”--Wednesday, May 10, 2017--Dr. Craig Brodersen, Assistant Professor of Plant Physiological Ecology, Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, title TBA--Wednesday, May 24, 2017--Dr. Nubia Zuverza-Mena, Department of Analytical Chemistry, CAES, “The Good/Bad and the Unknown about Engineered Nanomaterials (ENMs)”

Monday, April 17, 2017
Press Releases
  NEW--April 17, 2017--Higher Tick Abundance and Infection with Lyme Disease Observed Statewide--March 23, 2017--CAES and DEEP Anticipate Another Spring of Heavy Gypsy Moth Defoliation May and June Rains to Determine Effectiveness of Beneficial Fungus--Thursday, January 19, 2017--The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station (CAES) Department of Analytical Chemistry Receives ISO Accreditation from American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA)

Monday, April 03, 2017
CAES in the News
  NEW--CAES in the News--April 1, 2017--State sees unusually high numbers of ticks, Lyme disease--March 25, 2017--Moth Infestation Warning Issued for Connecticut--March 24, 2017--Public entomologists struggle with an epidemic of delusional parasitosis--March 2017--New Deal on Lyme Disease--March 25, 2017--Shaping up to be a bad season for ticks--March 23, 2017--Heavy gypsy moth defoliation expected to continue this year--March 22, 2017--Accidental therapists: For insect detectives, the trickiest cases involve the bugs that aren't really there--March 19, 2017--Gypsy moth outbreak concerns locals--March 19, 2017--Research Life: Connect To Community And Science, CT Ag Experiment Station--March 16, 2017--Tree Warden Association plans 25th anniversary celebration--March 14, 2017--March 10, 2017--Early May rain needed to prevent another severe gypsy moth infestation--Calling all gardeners--March 7, 2017--A worsening tick problem on the way--February 27, 2017--Wallingford one of the first in state to allow beekeeping in residential areas--February 11, 2017--Ledyard committee racing against time to apply for gypsy moth spraying--February 7, 2017--Outside the boxwood--February 1, 2017--Boxwood blight spreads as researchers seek answers--January 24, 2017--New paper explains consequences of plant disappearance of Atlantic coast salt marshes--January 16, 2017--CDC provides $10 million grant for vector-borne disease prevention--January 10, 2017--JWMS Lego Robotics Teams Make an Environmental Impact--January 10, 2017--Once common bee now heading for endangered species list--January 9, 2017--$10M CDC grant funds center to fight vector borne diseases

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Monday, March 20, 2017
Current Events
  NEW--SAVE THE DATE--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