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UOG Hosts Aquaculture Workshop

Upcoming Workshop at UOG Will Examine Potential for Regional Aquaculture Investment

Local entrepreneurs, farmers, and other interested parties are invited to participate!

Aquaculture is gaining popularity across the world as a sustainable way to produce fish and other aquatic species. As wild fishery populations dwindle, this technology has the potential to facilitate economic expansion and establish effective, environmentally conscious means of producing food locally with consistent yields.

Little Fire Ant Control is a Big Job

The U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service is taking the little fire ant infestation on Guam seriously and has recently awarded a $50,000 grant to Dr. Ross Miller of the University of Guam Entomology Lab. He is teaming up with the Department of Agriculture (DOA) to implement control procedures for Wasmannia auropunctata, the scientific name for little fire ant (LFA).

The Ecology of Bird Loss Project: Can Seed Dispersal be Restored in Guam's Forests?

Dr. Haldre Rogers, an adjunct professor at the University of Guam Western Pacific Tropical Research Center is conducting research of what happens to a forest when native seed dispersers such as birds are no longer present in the place they once called home. For the first time, Rogers and her collaborators will also be examining possible ways to recover seed dispersal in the forests of Guam.

The Excellent Eggplant Workshop

Get more veggies in your diet by learning how to cook and grow them at home!

SATURDAY, October 4, 2014
UOG College of Agriculture and Life Sciences First Floor, Room 125
8:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Class fee $20

Endangered Fruit Bat Survey: Fanihi Fans Assist Scientists

Mariana Fruit Bat

Attention All Banana Lovers: Big Banana Sale at the Department of Agriculture Nursery!!

Bananas For SaleRainy season is beginning, so it is a good time to start your banan

You Do Not Want These Ants in Your Pants!

The little fire ant (LFA), Wasmannia auropunctata, may have only a little more time to spend on Guam as the Department of Agriculture and the University of Guam are teaming up to begin eradication efforts around the island.

UOG: Hawaii Plant Extinction Prevention Program Conducts Training

Hayun Lagu TreeThis month, a team from the Hawaii Extinct