Spring Open House--2011

Putting Science to Work for Society

“Safeguarding the Food Supply and Environment”


Wednesday, April 27th, 2011, 1:00 p.m.

The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station

donald f. jones auditorium

123 huntington street, new haven, ct 06511


Plant science day in the spring program--listing & MAP (657.12kb, 3 pages, PDF Format) 

plant science day in the spring--flyer (50.27kb, 1 page, PDF Format)



Experiment Station Welcome and Updates, Dr. Louis A. Magnarelli, Director

The Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Response: The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station and the US FDA Food Emergency Response Network (FERN), Dr. Jason C. White, Chief Scientist, Department of Analytical Chemistry (2.95mb, 23 pages, PDF Format)

Examination of the Role that Pesticides Play in the Decline of Honey Bees, Dr. Brian D. Eitzer, Scientist, Department of Analytical Chemistry (3.77mb, 40 pages, PDF Format)

Nanomaterial Contamination of Agricultural Crops, Mr. Craig L. Musante, Scientist, Department of Analytical Chemistry (2.29mb, 32 pages, PDF Format)


The Department of Analytical Chemistry, Dr. Jason C. White and Staff, Department of Analytcial Chemistry

CT DEP Mobile Laboratory, Mr. Jianping "JP" Chen and Mr. Thomas F. McGloin, Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection

The New Crops Program, Dr. Abigail A. Maynard, Department of Forestry and Horticulture


Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Weapons of Mass Distruction (WMD) Coordinator

The Analytical Chemistry Department works with the FBI WMD Coordinator on issues related to food safety and chemical terrorism.

Plant Identification and Disease Diagnosis

Soil Testing

Insect Identification

Bring soil samples for testing and plant, insect, and weed problems for identification.

Connecticut Pesticide Credits—2.5 credits. This is for all supervisory licenses and private applicators.


    refreshments will be served

    for more information call new haven (203) 974-8500, toll free statewide (877) 855-2237



    Directions to The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, New Haven

    • From I-95 North or South:  Exit onto I-91 North in New Haven.  Take Exit 6 (left exit) to Willow Street.  Follow detailed instructions below.
    • From I-91 South:  Take Exit 6 in New Haven to Willow Street.  Follow detailed instructions below.
    • From I-84:  Take I-691 to I-91 South to Exit 6 in New Haven.  Follow detailed instructions below.
    • Detailed instructions:  Turn right onto Willow Street and proceed to the end.  Turn right onto Whitney Avenue.  Take the third left off Whitney Avenue (Huntington Street) and proceed up the hill.  The Experiment Station is on the right just past the first cross street on Huntington Street.


    Plant Science Day, Lockwood Farm, Hamden

    Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011, 10:00 a.m