Back to top

UMass Extension Crops, Dairy, Livestock & Equine Program

The UMass Extension Crops, Dairy, Livestock & Equine Program provides extension outreach information for equine, crop and dairy/livestock producers. Assistance is provided in development of production management strategies and viability assessment, and in obtaining information product quality, and environmental monitoring. The CDLE Team involves faculty and staff in the Depts of Plant, Soil, Insect Sciences, and Veterinary and Animal Sciences.


Current Newsletter: CDLE Newsletter 2022 Vol. 22:6
In This Issue:
Winner of 2022 Massachusetts Dairy Farmer Award
Current Fertilizer Status and Recommendations
Crabgrass, New Summer Forage
Microplastics and Soil Health
What are EPNs? What are the benefits?
Ask the Expert: Purchasing Questions to Ask When Buying Hay
Umass Field: Day Soil Health Demos
Southern New England Soil Health Trailer Tour 
  • UMass Research Farm Field Day 2022

    May 20, 2022

    Join us for a tour of current crop research at the farm and soil health demos at the Umass Research Farm. The research tour will go from 1-4:30pm.

  • cdle_youtube_flyer

    CDLE YouTube Channel

    January 24, 2021

    We have created a CDLE YouTube Channel.

    You will find:

    • Recorded webinars that you might have missed (more info pg 14-16)
    • Educational videos
    • Information on research projects
    • Farm tours

    Please provide us Content suggestion:

  • Zoom Presentation: Mud and Manure with Masoud Hashemi

    Zoom Presentation: Mud and Manure with Masoud Hashemi

    May 20, 2020

    The management of mud and manure is crucial for the health of the environment, the community, and horses. In this virtual presentation Dr. Hashemi explains why this is an important topic and provides participants with an introductory course on how to manage mud and manure.