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Faculty & Staff Newsletter

April 2019

Governor Baker stops by the CAFE booth at Ag Day 2019. Mass. Statehouse Celebrates Agriculture Day

On Wednesday, March 27 Agriculture Day was commemorated on Beacon Hill. It’s a day when legislators and legislative staff get to meet with farmers and other members of the agricultural community to hear about the issues important to them.  Two coveted agricultural awards were presented to Kathy Carroll, now-retired director of Extension Agriculture and Commercial Horticulture Program and Dan Lass, recently-retired professor and head of the Department of Resource Economics, for their outstanding work on behalf of agriculture in Massachusetts. More.

Governor Baker stops by the CAFE booth at Ag Day 2019
l to r - Agriculture Commissioner John Lebeaux, UMass CARET Representative Ken Nicewicz, CAFE staffer Laura Hall at Ag Day 2019.
l to r - Melissa Ocana, Extension Climate Adaptation Coordinator and Samantha Glaze-Corcoran, PhD student in Plant Biology, at Ag Day 2019