UMass Amherst Biologist Publishes Research on Bee Health
Lynn S. Adler, professor of biology, in collaboration with other American scientists, has been researching factors driving pollinator decline, including pathogens and pesticides, for several years.
Statehouse Celebrates Agriculture Day 2019
Wednesday, March 27 was Agriculture Day on Beacon Hill. It’s a day when legislators and legislative staff get to meet with farmers and other members of the agricultural community to hear about the issues important to them.
Resources for Pollinators
Explore our new Pollinator resources section! Learn about upcoming bee events at UMass, information about keeping bees, creating pollinator-friendly landscapes, and supporting native pollinators in New England.
40th Annual UMass Community Tree Conference
March 5, 2019, UMass Amherst
One-day conference for tree care professionals, volunteers, and enthusiasts.
Governor Baker Visits Make-it Springfield
Governor Baker visited on December 11 to hear about plans for the busy downtown makerspace supported by CAFE and MassDevelopment.
Chancellor Announces New Campus Investment in Cranberry Station
In late November, UMass Amherst Chancellor Subbaswamy visited the UMass Cranberry Station in East Wareham.
Reestablishing the Majestic Elm With Help From UMass Amherst Students
The American elm saplings at the UMass Agricultural Learning Center have already survived severe drought, abnormally wet conditions, deer munching, gypsy moth and Japanese beetle.
Climate Adaptation Draws Crowd: Mass ECAN Conference 2018
The Massachusetts Ecosystem Climate Adaptation Network (Mass ECAN) celebrated its first birthday by bringing together over 100 climate adaptation practitioners and researchers from across the state during its second annual conference held this year at Framingham State University. Mass ECAN is a community of practice for those working on climate adaptation in Massachusetts and interested in ecosystem resilience and natural resources conservation.
Poster Session Showcases Undergraduate Research and Extension by Summer Scholars
The thirty-plus undergraduates spoke with guests in front of the thirty-plus academic project posters that were pinned to boards throughout the airy room near the top of the UMass Amherst Campus Center late one September afternoon. The academic posters sported images, charts and graphs designed to impart the months of hard work put in by this enthusiastic cohort of “Summer Scholars.”
Senior Adam Salhaney Wins Food Technology Research Competition
Adam Salhaney, a senior food science major and Center for Agriculture, Food and the Environment (CAFE) “summer scholar” from Holliston, won first place honors in the undergraduate research competition at the Institute of Food Technology’s annual meeting (IFT18) in Chicago from July15-18.