Agro-Science Summer Camp UPRM

Agro Science Summer Camps for Middle and High School Students (UPR Mayagüez)

During June 2019, the Agro Science Summer Camp, sponsored by ECaFSS and the UPRM Faculty of Agricultural Sciences received middle and high school students from the North West area of Puerto Rico. Participants assisted either to the UPR Mayagüez Campus or the UPRM Agricultural Experimental Station at Isabela, Puerto Rico for a week long summer camp. Dr. Merari Feliciano, ECaFSS CoPi organized the activities and offered workshops in collaboration with faculty and ECaFSS collaborators Dr. Patricia Ortíz, Dr. Leyda Ponce de Leon, Dr. Oscar Abelleira and graduate student Roshealy Brau. Different workshops such as Nanotechnology on agriculture, Impact of pathogens on food safety, Entomology, Plant pathology and Forestry were offered.