At the Horticulture Innovation Lab’s 2016 annual meeting, speakers were invited to give brief “lightning talks” to share highlights of their recent horticultural work. Audio slideshows of these 5-minute talks are now available on YouTube.
Jim Nienhuis, a professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a partner of the Horticulture Innovation Lab, was recently recognized for his partnership with a Costa Rican university.
On Feb. 11, Nienhuis received an award from the Instituto Tecnológico de Costa Rica (ITCR), signed by the school’s rector and its agriculture school director, in recognition of his broad partnership and academic exchange with the institution.
The Horticulture Innovation Lab’s “Plántulas de Esperanza” project team gathered in Wisconsin this month for a 9-day workshop focused on vegetable grafting under the leadership of Jim Nienhuis, horticulture professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Among the 28 Spanish-speaking attendees of the workshop were leaders from the women’s farming groups who are participating in the project from Honduras and Guatemala. Also participating were students and professors from the Instituto Tecnológico de Costa Rica. Continue reading Grafting team gathers for Wisconsin workshop