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UMass Extension Fruit Program
Welcome page for Fruit

The UMass Extension Fruit Program's mission is to assist fruit growers with all aspects of horticultural and pest management. It is part of the Center for Agriculture, Food and the Environment within the College of Natural Sciences at the University of Massachusetts.

Apple maturity reports have started...

2016 apple maturity reports have started, click here for details...

2016 Drought Information and Resources

MA Drought Map for 9-16-16 2016 Drought Status and Related Information -
As of Sept. 16, 2016 the US Drought Monitor is reporting over 98% of Massachusetts is in a state of Moderate to Extreme Drought.  See: http://droughtmonitor.unl.edu/Home/StateDroughtMonitor.aspx?MA.  Extreme Drought (area shaded in red) now extends across the state to Western Mass and covers over 50% of the land area of the state. 

2016 Insecticides for Blueberry, Strawberry, Brambles and Grapes for Controlling SWD (UConn)