Faculty & Staff Newsletter
To the Department of Biology, a three-year grant to research sunflowers as treatment and preventative for bumble and honey bee pathogens, Lynn Adler, P.I., $999,960 from the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, USDA.
To the Department of Environmental Conservation, a one-year grant for funding for the Massachusetts Aquaculture Center, Andy Danylchuk, P.I., $11,250 from the Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources.
To the Department of Food Science, a three-year grant to establish FDA approved scheduled processes for acidified shelf-stable foods to increase usage of specialty crops, Amanda Kinchla, P.I., $24,286 from the Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources.
To the Stockbridge School of Agriculture, a one-year grant to evaluate the efficacy of organic materials in controlling fire blight in New England. Dan Cooley, P.I., $10,069 from the Conn. Agricultural Experiment Station.
To the Stockbridge School of Agriculture, a three-year grant to DOM affected behavior of manufactured nanoparticles in soil-plant system. Baoshan Xing, P.I., $34,000 from the Binational Agricultural Research Development Fund.
To the UMass Cranberry Station, a three-year grant to study water and nutrient management of cranberry farms in Massachusetts, Peter Jeranyama, P.I., $29,685 from the Agricultural Research Service, USDA.