Jump to navigation
The UMass Food Science Extension Program, UMass Dining, and Girls Inc. teamed up to investigate the scientific properties of baking bread in a fun, 2-day event at UMass Amherst.
Food Science PhD students, Amadeus Driando Ahnan & Mitchell Culler, won 1st place in the USDA Smart Snacks for Kids Product Development Competition by IFT.
The UMass Food Science Extension Program has recieved a 3-year USDA-NIFA grant for Food Safety Management Training for small emerging food businesses.
UMass Food Science students designed new ice cream flavors for the local dairy producer, Maple Valley Creamery. The full story is found here.
USDA National Needs Masters & Doctoral Fellowships available for Fall 2017!
- 1 Masters Degree, Food Science with a focus in produce safety
- 1 PhD Degree, Food Science with a focus in photodynamic processing for produce
UMass is a collaborating partner to establish a Northeast Regional Center for Food Safety, Training, Education, Extension, Outreach, and Technical Assistance.
UMass recently was awarded a USDA NIFA grant titled, "Improving Produce Safety through Graduate Education to Integrate Research and Industrial Practice".
UMass Food Science students helped to teach 4H Summer of Science campers about the science of food using the UMass Pilot Plant in Chenoweth Laboratory.
Read full story »
The Umass Food Science Department hosted a Food Emulsions Short Course in the Campus Center in May for over 65 particpants.
Interested in knowing which Food Science team one the Maple Valley Ice Cream Product Development Competition? Click here:
Mass. Agricultural Experiment Station
UMass Research and Education Center Farms
UMass Cranberry Station
Water Resources Research Center
Clean Energy Extension
Extension 4-H Youth Development
Extension Crops, Dairy, Livestock and Equine
Extension Greenhouse Crops and Floriculture
Extension Integrated Pest Management (IPM)
Extension Landscape, Nursery and Urban Forestry
Extension Nutrition Education
Extension Pesticide Education
Food Science Extension
Conservation Assessment Prioritization System (CAPS)
Extension Risk Management/Crop Insurance Education
Mass. Herp Atlas
Mass. North American Amphibian Monitoring Program
North American Aquatic Connectivity Collaborative
UMass Design Center in Springfield
Youth Development & 4-H