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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.

2020-2021 New England Vegetable Management Guide Available
2020-2021 New England Vegetable Management Guide cover

A collaborative project of the Cooperative Extension vegetable programs in the six New England States, this guide provides both conventional and organic commercial vegetable growers, on small and large farms, with up-to-date production and pest management information.

Order now from the UMass Extension Bookstore!

Seguridad Alimentaria: Recursos en Español - Spanish-Language Produce Safety Resource List Now Available!

El sitio web de Recursos en Espanol See our new webpage, Seguridad Alimentaria: Recursos en Español, for resources regarding general produce safety as well as the Produce Safety Rule of the Food Safety Modernization Act. Resources include explanatory and training videos, compliance tools, and more. 

2018 Vegetable Program Survey

The UMass Extension Vegetable Program looking for your feedback! Your response to our Vegetable Program Survey will help us adapt the program to better meet your needs as growers, farm workers, ag service providers, and home gardeners. The survey should take about 10 minutes to complete.

 

Click here to take the 2019 Vegetable Program Survey.