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Friday, October 22, 2021
Tuesday, October 5, 2021
It's that time of the year again! The School of Agriculture presents World Food Day Sunday, October 17, 2021.
Wednesday, September 29, 2021
The UVI Cooperative Extension Service looks forward to hosting the World Central Kitchen on Monday, October 4th, and Tuesday, October 5th at the office of the Cooperative Extension Service, UVI Albert A. Sheen Campus
The UVI Cooperative Extension Service looks forward to hosting the World Central Kitchen on Wednesday, September 29th at the office of the Cooperative Extension Service, UVI Orville E. Kean Campus.
Time: 11:00a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Email email@example.com to set up an appointment. Walk-ins are also welcome.
For more information, please contact Dr. Louis Petersen at (340) 693- 1083 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Dale Morton at (340) 693-1086 or email at email@example.com.
Monday, July 19, 2021
Tuesday, July 20th
On the second day of the UVI AgDiscovery Virtual Summer Program, Mr. Stafford Crossman gave an overview of the Cooperative Extension Service. Mr. Zachary Davis Eldred presented on Integrated Pest Management (IPM). Co-Director/Assistant Director of AgDiscovery Dr. Louis Petersen spoke about Sustainable Agriculture (SARE). Extension Agent III Ms. Toni Thomas talked about the medicinal plants of the Virgin Islands and gave a second look at the demonstration garden on the Orville E. Kean Campus. Co-Director Ms. Sarah Dahl-Smith talked about 4-H and healthy habits. In the afternoon, Extension Agent II Vanessa Forbes demonstrated how to build compost out of a bucket and other materials.
Wednesday, July 21st
Day 3 of the UVI AgDiscovery Virtual Summer Program was a busy day with multiple presentations from different, well-informed members of the Agricultural Experiment Station on St. Croix. Dr. Robert Godrey, the associate director and professor, gave an overview of the entire department. Dr. Zimmerman, Assistant director, and associate professor, spoke on Biotechnology and Agroforestry, Research Specialist Mr. Donald Bailey talked about Aquaculture, and Research assistant professor Dr. Henry Awika discussed horticulture. Research Specialist III Mr. David Hensley presented on agronomy. The students took a field trip to the Aquaponics from Mr. Kirk Lewis.
Thursday, July 22nd
Day 4 of the UVI AgDiscovery Virtual Summer Program was “Rep Your School” day. Director of Residence Life Ms. Trudi Golphin and Career Services Coordinator Ms. Anyha Lord-Ferris spoke about residence life and job opportunities for students. School of Agriculture Recruiter Ms. Denise Lake spoke about the Agriculture Program at UVI. The students took a field trip to Mr. Grantley Samuel’s farm.
Friday, July 23rd
On Day 5 of the UVI AgDiscovery Virtual Summer Program, Extension Agent Raejae Joseph gave an excellent presentation on some of the uses of technology in Agriculture. We watched Nexus the robot move around the classroom using sensors and watched videos of larger machinery doing agricultural tasks like separating strawberries! The field trip was a tour of the Farm Pod developed by Mike Straight and engineered by Bennet (last name) and their pet dog, Gus.
Saturday, July 24
On Day of 6 the UVI AgDiscovery Virtual Summer Program, the LaReine Farmer’s Market was buzzing with vendors selling a variety of local products, including tamarind balls, mangoes, ackee, and chlorophyll, while listening to live steel pan music. Head camp counselor Torhera Durand along with special guest Khalarni Rivers of VI Crawl talk about the history and elements of storytelling and perform original stories like “Why Crabs Have a Crack on Their Backs,” “Crocodile & the Devil,” and “Bro Nansi & the Food Run.”
Friday, June 11, 2021
Thursday, May 27, 2021
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