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A Win with Confidence

Forest Technology students in the two-year program at the Thompson School of Applied Science (TSAS) within the College of Life Sciences and Agriculture (COLSA) at the University of New Hampshire (UNH) are not just strong in the field. They’re now the 2014 champions of the New England Society of American Foresters’ (NESAF) Forestry Quiz Bowl, rising above students from baccalaureate programs throughout New England during NESAF’s 94th annual winter meeting in Nashua last month.

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UNH CREAM Students Host Open House at Fairchild Dairy Center May 3

University of New Hampshire students enrolled in the Cooperative Real Education in Agricultural Management (CREAM) course will host an open house at the UNH Thomas P. Fairchild Dairy Teaching and Research Center from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 3, 2014.

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Designing a Future

The students in Professor of Horticultural Technology Rene Gingras’s Flower Show Design and Construction class plan and execute an exhibit at the Macfarlane Greenhouse Open House each year. The class takes place in the fall and spring semesters at the Thompson School of Applied Science during which students conceptualize their long-term strategies for the final display. “They come up with a concept, decide on the plants they’ll use, overwinter them, and force them to grow in the spring,” says Gingras. “A week before the show, it’s crazy.”

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Little Royal, Big Dreams

With electric clippers in hand, Ashley Woods ’16 buzzes the winter coat from Tacoma—the eight-month old Holstein calf she’s been caring for at the Fairchild Dairy Teaching and Research Center. An Animal Science major in the College of Life Sciences and Agriculture at the University of New Hampshire, Woods is preparing Tacoma for the Little Royal Livestock Show this weekend.

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Going Whole Hog

The carcass of half a hog takes up nearly all of the available counter space in the Black Trumpet Bistro’s intimate kitchen. Only three people at a time – the chef, sous chef, and garde manger – can comfortably create the culinary magic that’s garnered top accolades for this restaurant nestled in Portsmouth’s historic seaport. Each evening, renowned chef Evan Mallett and his team choreograph an expeditious dance between the counter, the refrigeration unit, and the stove where flames lick the edges of pots and pans to help usher forth such pleasures as a seafood paella replete with house-made chistrorra, scallops, mussels, whelks, octopus, and local fish simmered in saffron rice or house-smoked pork belly with chowdered potatoes.

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Cole's columns available in book form

Stacey Cole has been writing a weekly nature column for the New Hampshire Union Leader for more than 50 years.

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'Tis the Season

Future Chefs and Diet Technicians Learn to Finesse Holiday Basics at the Thompson Schoo/
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Student cooperative operates university dairy herd

It’s 4:15 in the morning. The sun is sleeping along with the rest of the University of New Hampshire campus. But if you drive down Mast Road, the cows are already awake.

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For Student Veterans, Nov. 11 is Not Just Another Day

"…a day to be dedicated to the cause of world peace…"

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Students learn local leadership with a purpose

As part of their study of community leadership, UNH students are organizing a multifaceted response to the needs for warm clothing and food in our community. Their Warmth from the Millyard Coalition (WFMYC), as the project is named, brings together community partners from within UNH and local communities to gather warm clothing and food for donation to numerous organizations with the Seacoast.

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