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Extension Programs and Functions Moving Online

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March 18, 2020

Because of the coronavirus emergency, the UMass Amherst Center for Agriculture, Food and the Environment and UMass Extension have postponed public face-to-face programs through at least May 18.  Online presentations are being prepared where possible. The Soils and Plant Nutrient Testing Laboratory as well as the Plant Diagnostics Laboratory are both also closed until at least then. If you have a home gardening question, you can email it to If you need to reach us, please email More information.

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