Wednesday, April 7, 2021

UVI School of Agriculture Weekly Update April 7, 2021

    3pm Today on What’s Going on @UVISOA   Special Guests & Upcoming SARE Organic Farming Training

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A weekly live program co-hosted by the University of the Virgin Islands School of Agriculture (UVISOA) communications team staff sharing information and lively interviews about UVISOA staff, administrators, community partners, stakeholders, or current and past clients as they discuss experiences and examples of how we all work together in responding to the needs of the community. For more info visit: ces.uvi.edu  | Email: uvisoa@uvi.edu

MISSED TODAY’S EPISODE? 

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ON TODAY’S EPISODE: 

UVISOA PR Specialists DaraMonifah® Cooper and Leandra Kent spoke about next week’s Organic Farming & Biological Soil Amendment training with Dr. Louis Petersen SOA ANR Assistant Director STT/STJ District, and Extension Agent Vanessa Forbes. Dr. Petersen is the USVI SARE State Coordinator and Ms. Forbes serves as the Assistant Coordinator. Our special guest was Brennan Washington, Land Grant Liaison for the 1890 Universities, Southeastern Outreach Coordinator for Southern SARE, and owner of Phoenix Garden. The new produce safety rule was also mentioned.

Email louis.petersen@uvi.edu or call 340-693-1083 to register. 
The first 20 registrants will get two free books:


Other Topics:
  1. Caribbean Health Home Training/Organic Farming & Biological Soil Amendments begins next week
  2. SOA displays two new sorrel varieties tomorrow
  3. UVI School of Agriculture Rebranding | Online Platforms @UVISOA
  4. Popular CES Publications:
    -Guide to Safer Trees | Front Cover 
    -Tropical Fruits of the VI Book | Book Cover 
    -Caribbean Healthy Homes | PDF Downloads 
    -Recipes for a Non-Toxic Household | PDF Download 
    -Traditional Medicinal Plants of St Croix, St. Thomas, and St. John | Front Cover

Where to Buy Them:  
STX - UVI Campus Bookstore, Undercover Bookstore 
STT - UVI Campus Bookstore, Bookstore 340 and Tropical Creations Gallery & Boutique & Cultural Center 

 
Current & Upcoming: 

  Watch the unveiling of “Festival” and “Midnite” on Thursday, April 8th, 2021 between 10:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m on the UVI School of Agriculture’s Facebook page tomorrow. These are two new sorrel varieties developed at UVI.


Last Week's YouTube Video from 3/31/21: CLICK HERE
DaraMonifah® Cooper and Raejae Joseph recap the activities and events that took place in the previous episodes on What’s Going on @UVISOA

Embracing our land-grant mission of providing innovative and cutting-edge research, teaching, and extension programs that respond to the educational, social, economic, and environmental needs of the citizens of the Virgin Islands and the Caribbean region.

Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Title: UVI School of Agriculture Weekly Update Mar 31, 2021

 3pm Today on What’s Going on @UVISOA  

Recap from previous episodes, Rebranding reminder & Publications
Join us weekly LIVE on 
FACEBOOK 
 

A weekly live program co-hosted by the University of the Virgin Islands School of Agriculture (UVISOA) communications team staff sharing information and lively interviews about UVISOA staff, administrators, community partners, stakeholders, or current and past clients as they discuss experiences and examples of how we all work together in responding to the needs of the community. For more info visit: ces.uvi.edu 
 

MISSED TODAY’S EPISODE?

Watch the Facebook Video | Listen to the SoundCloud Audio 

 

ON TODAY’S EPISODE: 

  1. DaraMonifah® Cooper and Raejae Joseph recap the activities and events that took place in the previous episodes on What's Going on @UVISOA

  1. Other Topics:
  1. · UVI School of Agriculture Rebranding | Online Platforms @UVISOA
  1. · Upcoming in-person computer classes
  1. · UVI School of Agriculture upcoming certifications and degrees available soon.
  1. · CES Publications Available

  1. CES Publications:

Where to Buy Them:  
STX - UVI Campus Bookstore, Undercover Bookstore 
STT - UVI Campus Bookstore, Bookstore 340 and Tropical Creations Gallery & Boutique & Cultural Center 

 
Current & Upcoming:

   

Last Week's YouTube Video from 3/24/21: CLICK HERE 
DaraMonifah® Cooper and Leandra Kent interview four local farmers, Benita Martin and Chinwe Osaze on St. Thomas; Barbra Knight and Maria Stiles on St. Croix, who received the Southern Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SSARE) Producer Grant Award.  
Reminder: At 6 pm we will be showing the online video premiere on the UVI School of Agriculture's Facebook page and YouTube channel.

Embracing our land-grant mission of providing innovative and cutting-edge research, teaching, and extension programs that respond to the educational, social, economic, and environmental needs of the citizens of the Virgin Islands and the Caribbean region. 

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