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.
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Press Releases
  NEW--May 23, 2017--Study Documents Northern Range Expansion of the Asian Tiger Mosquito (Aedes albopictus) in Connecticut--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, May 22, 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-Postdoctoral Research Scientist-Center for Vector Biology & Zoonotic Diseases (Medical Entomology)--Postdoctoral Research Scientist-Center for Vector Biology & Zoonotic Diseases (Molecular Medical Entomology and/or Population Biology)

Friday, May 19, 2017
CAES in the News
  NEW--CAES in the News--May 17, 2017--Mom Brushes Off ‘Seeds’ From Daughter’s Legs, But One Won’t Budge. Then She Realizes What They Really Are--May 16, 2017--Weed Remediation Continues at Guilford’s Lake Quonnipaug--May 15, 2017--Expert to discuss tick protection--May 14, 2017--Despite rain, gypsy moths still may be big problem--May 9, 2017--New Haven scientists busy testing ticks--May 7, 2017--Tick-Borne Illnesses Could Boom This Year, Thanks to Climate Change--May 5, 2017--This Could Be The Worst Tick Season In Years. Here’s What You Need To Know.--May 4, 2017--Health Department Releases Information on Gypsy Moths--May 3, 2017--As Tick Population Soars, State Warns: "Assume That You're Going To Pick Them Up"--May 3, 2017--Experts warn of increases in tick-borne Powassan virus--May 2, 2017--Gypsy Moth Infestation Set To Start Soon--May 2, 2017--What Does A Growing Tick Population Mean For Our Health?--May 1, 2017--Tick Season Just Beginning--April 30, 2017--After a warm winter, tick-borne diseases are on the rise this spring--April 29, 2017--Tick Nightmare 2017: 30-Minute Walk Leaves 30 Ticks On Connecticut Dog [Opinion]--April 21, 2017--State Tick Population Surges, Raising Risk of Lyme Disease--April 21, 2017--Blumenthal Calls On Sec. Price To Establish Tick-Born Disease Working Group--April 21, 2017--Blumenthal Offers Public Health Advisory On Ticks As Connecticut Population Surges--April 22, 2017--More than 1,000 march in New Haven in support of science--April 17, 2017--Tests find lots of ticks carrying Lyme disease bacteria--April 1, 2017--State sees unusually high numbers of ticks, Lyme disease--April 21, 2017--Blumenthal Calls On Sec. Price To Establish Tick-Born Disease Working Group

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