UMass Extension Vegetable Program
The UMass Extension Vegetable Team provides both research and educational programs for a diverse and thriving vegetable industry in Massachusetts and the region.
The UMass Extension Vegetable team is a multidisciplinary group including specialists in sustainable vegetable production, cover crops and soil fertility, IPM and organic management of weeds, insects and diseases, disease diagnostics, plant breeding, development of new crops especially for ethnic and immigrant communities (http://worldcrops.org/), education of new and immigrant farmers, and marketing.
Our year is coming to a close after making 130 on-farm consultations to 30 farms, conducting and presenting at 33 educational programs for 1,747 people, providing certified produce safety training to 148 individuals, donating over 2,000 lbs of our produce to the local Food Bank, and conducting 11 research trials on 7 farms. See our full annual report for a summary of what we've been up to this year!
Feb1210:00am to 3:00pmFernald Hall Room 107, 270 Stockbridge Road, Amherst, MA 01002
Feb139:00am to 5:00pmHotel 1620, 180 Water St., Plymouth, MA 02360
Feb159:00am to 5:00pmHolyoke Community College, 303 Homestead Ave., Kittredge Center Room 205, Holyoke, MA 01040
Feb1910:00am to 3:00pmFernald Hall Room 107, 270 Stockbridge Road, Amherst, MA 01002
Feb208:00am to 4:00pmMassachusetts Division of Fisheries & Wildlife Headquarters, 1 Rabbit Hill Rd., Westborough, MA 01581