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UMass Agricultural Field Day

Event date/time: 
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 - 9:30am to 4:00pm

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 

Contact's name: 
Kelly Kraemer
Contact's email: 
Contact's phone on day of event: 
91 North River Road South Deerfield MA