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Upcoming Events

Saturday, September 14, 2019 - 9:00am
Participants will gain hands-on experience with many important landscape and forest diseases of trees and shrubs. An introductory lecture will review the basics of diagnostic plant pathology followed by a walking tour of campus. The day will end with a laboratory session using microscopy.
Tuesday, September 24, 2019 - 5:30pm
Are you interested in learning how to gain access to commercially approved acidified canned food recipes for expanding your market? Please join us in this 3-hour workshop to learn how to successfully produce shelf stable products, such as salsas, sauces and/or acidified pickled products.
Tuesday, September 24, 2019 - 5:30pm
Are you interested in learning how to gain access to commercially approved acidified canned food recipes for expanding your market? Please join us in this 3-hour workshop to learn how to successfully produce shelf stable products, such as salsas, sauces and/or acidified pickled products.
Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - 12:00pm
Tune into TickTalk with TickReport! A FREE live webinar series by Dr. Stephen Rich, Director of the UMass Laboratory of Medical Zoology. Noon to 1:00 pm on the 2nd Wednesday of the month in February, March, April, May, and October 2019. Co-sponsored by UMass Extension and the UMass Laboratory of Medical Zoology.
Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 9:00am
This is Day 1 of our three-day program that looks at the characteristics of invasive insects, the impacts and costs they have regionally and nationwide, and highlights the biology, ecology, and identification of some of the most destructive insects.
Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 9:00am
“Food Safety First” is a 1.5 day program covering the basics of food product development, food safety hazards, and an overview of key regulatory requirements for small and emerging food businesses, such as entrepreneurs and local food processors. This course is designed specifically to meet the needs of small and emerging food businesses, to increase their knowledge in food safety to enable entrepreneurial success in the marketplace.
Thursday, October 31, 2019 - 9:00am
This is Day 2 of our three-day program that looks at the characteristics of invasive insects, the impacts and costs they have regionally and nationwide, and highlights the biology, ecology, and identification of some of the most destructive insects.
Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 9:00am
“Food Safety First” is a 1.5 day program covering the basics of food product development, food safety hazards, and an overview of key regulatory requirements for small and emerging food businesses, such as entrepreneurs and local food processors. This course is designed specifically to meet the needs of small and emerging food businesses, to increase their knowledge in food safety to enable entrepreneurial success in the marketplace.
Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 9:00am
This is Day 3 of our three-day program that looks at the characteristics of invasive insects, the impacts and costs they have regionally and nationwide, and highlights the biology, ecology, and identification of some of the most destructive insects.
Monday, January 6, 2020 (All day)
The UMass Winter School for Turf Managers is a certificate program designed to convey concepts essential to maintaining high quality turf, with emphasis on environmental stewardship and fiscal responsibility.