Professor Odi Diambra and his students present GAIN staff with supplies donated by University of Guam students, staff and faculty. Diambra’s animal science class spearheaded a campus-wide food and supply drive for Guam Animals In Need to assist them in their mission of taking care of the island’s stray and unwanted animals. “The students were […]
Join us on November 24, 2018, for the last workshop of our Seven Trees Seven Practices series.
Join our Extension professionals on Saturday, November 17, 2018, for the Seven Trees Seven Practices!
University of Guam entomologist, Aubrey Moore, continues to look for a solution to the coconut rhinoceros beetle (CRB) that is killing Guam’s palm trees. He believes the best way to control the beetle population is through infecting them with a virus called OrNV, which attacks only rhino beetles. Many years ago, OrNV was introduced into […]
Originally from Asia, the greater banded hornet, Vespa tropica, is causing great concern among Guam beekeepers. First recorded on Guam by the University of Guam Entomology Lab on July 12, 2016, it is unclear how the hornet came to the island or exactly when it arrived. UOG graduate student and president of the Guam Beekeepers […]
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, […]