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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
Massachusetts Drought Monitor Map for July 14, 2016

2016 Drought Status and Related Information -
As of July 28, 2016 the US Drought Monitor is reporting over 74% of Massachusetts is in a state of Moderate to Severe Drought.  See: http://droughtmonitor.unl.edu/Home/StateDroughtMonitor.aspx?MA.  The worst is in a swath from Northern Hamden County diagonally Northeast to Essex County. 

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