The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station

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The mission of The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station is to develop, advance, and disseminate scientific knowledge, improve agricultural productivity and environmental quality, protect plants, and enhance human health and well-being through research for the benefit of Connecticut residents and the nation.  Seeking solutions across a variety of disciplines for the benefit of urban, suburban, and rural communities, Station scientists remain committed to "Putting Science to Work for Society", a motto as relevant today as it was at our founding in 1875.
 
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Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Current Events
  NEW--SAVE THE DATE--There will be a free NURSERY AND LANDSCAPE RESEARCH TOUR at the Valley Laboratory of The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station in Windsor on Thursday, September 15th from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Pesticide recertification credits will be applied for—SAVE THE DATE—INVASIVE PLANT SYMPOSIUM--Invasive Plants in Our Changing World: Learn from the Past, Prepare for the Future Presented by: Connecticut Invasive Plant Working Group; When: Tuesday, October 11, 2016, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.; Where: Student Union, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT--CAES EVENTS--CAES SEMINAR SERIES—CAES LOCKWOOD LECTURES--SAVE THE DATE--Plant Science Day 2017, Wednesday, August 2, 2017, Event 10:00am-4:00pm, Lockwood Farm, Hamden

Wednesday, August 24, 2016
State of Connecticut Mosquito Trapping and Arbovirus Testing Program
  NEW TOWNS with West Nile Virus Positive Mosquitoes this Week: EAST HAVEN, FAIRFIELD, MILFORD. ADDITIONAL WNV Positive Mosquitoes in: BRIDGEPORT, STAMFORD, STRATFORD

Wednesday, August 24, 2016
CAES in the News
  NEW--CAES in the News

Friday, August 19, 2016
Press Releases
  NEW--August 19, 2016--West Nile Virus Now Detected in Nine Connecticut Towns

Friday, August 12, 2016
Listing of all Available Insect-Pest, Plant, and Miscellaneous Fact Sheets
  NEW--Fact Sheets

Friday, August 12, 2016
Publications
  NEW--Publications

Thursday, March 10, 2016
Daily Temperatures, Rain Events, Humidity, and Growing Degree Days
  NEW--Growing Degree Days for Hamden, Connecticut