On Sunday, November 4 2018 UOG faculty and staff (Moore, Miller, Grasela and Quitugua) met with a congressional delegation, officials from the Department of Interior-Office of Island Affairs, and staff from the US Park Service to discuss what is being done to control coconut rhinoceros beetle, little fire ant, and other invasive species.
Article Written by: Tamar Celis, Pacific Daily News At present there is “a huge desire for subsistence production” on the island, according to Dr. Bob Barber, an expert on Agricultural Economy at the University of Guam. The upward trend in agricultural interest has also been noted by Denise Mendiola, senior business adviser at Guam Small […]
Children in the Guam GENE-ius science program at the University of Guam graduated from the seven-week course on Oct. 27 at the university’s College of Natural & Applied Sciences. The program, hosted by the college’s Cooperative Extension & Outreach program, offered two sessions this semester, graduating a total of 95 students, and it will be offered […]
Dr. Lee S. Yudin, dean/director of the University of Guam’s College of Natural & Applied Sciences, was elected to serve on the 2019 Policy Board of Directors for the Board on Agriculture Assembly. Yudin will specifically serve as the insular/territorial institutions director. “This board drives the academic, research, and Cooperative Extension activities of the whole system. […]
UOG Cooperative Extension Agent Dr. Gena A. Rojas was selected from 30 other nominees as the recipient of Union Institute University’s Marvin B. Sussman Doctoral Award for her doctoral dissertation on CHamoru land issues. (From left) Dr. Nelson Soto, provost and vice president for academic affairs at Union Institute & University; Dr. Gena A. Rojas, […]
The University of Guam Cooperative Extension and Outreach recognized Maria S. Connelley, Rowena S. Dela Cruz, Linda Tatreau, and Bernard Watson for their leadership, support, and dedicated service to the island community and for promoting the University’s Cooperative Extension and Outreach in Guam. The honorees were recognized at the Extension Annual Meeting held on Thursday, […]
Now hiring eligible survey workers! University of Guam Cooperative Extension & Outreach and the Guam Bureau of Statistics & Plans are looking for survey workers to collect data on behalf of the U.S. Census Bureau. See flyer for details.
Excerpt from the USDA NRCS Newsletter Guam Producers sign EQIP contracts
Guam GENE-ius, a new program at the University of Guam College of Natural & Applied Sciences that promotes STEM learning for young students, completed its very first seven-week long course on April 7. The program is a smaller version of the University of Hawai‘i’s (UH) GENE-ius Day program and caters to aspiring young scientists in […]
Bread, worms, fish? Or corn, crackers, stale donuts? Eight-year-old Tianna Vasquez-Bilon of the sixth Kids’ Freshwater Fishing Derby caught her 186mm tilapia with a proven fish favorite or, perhaps, a less traditional winning bait combo this past Sunday. In competition with 35 other youth, she was one child of many who contributed to the total […]