The public is invited to come and take a guided tour through the farm to learn about current research projects at UMass. Professors and graduate students will be on hand to offer presentations on a variety of research topics including growing malt barley, no-till and forage radish cover crops for early sweet corn production, hardwood biochar in agricultural soils, effect of bee disease on hedgerow plantings, dual-purpose cover crops and many many more. Close-toed shoes are mandatory. Sunscreen and hats are recommended. There is no registration fee; however, pre-registration is strongly encouraged. Lunch will be provided.
Certified Crop Advisors will receive CEU credits: .5 credits for nutrient managment and 2.5 credits for crop managment