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UMass Extension Fruit Program

The UMass Extension Fruit Program's mission is to assist fruit growers with all aspects of horticultural and pest management. It is part of the Center for Agriculture, Food and the Environment within the College of Natural Sciences at the University of Massachusetts.

SLF, Invasive insect

Connecticut has established Spotted Lanternfly populations in both West Haven and Greenwich. Both locations are close to Long Island NY, which announced its own established SLF population on August 14, 2020.

Good news: MA does not, as of September 23... Read more »

Cider Apple: Major

Cider apple maturity video updates, September 8, 2020. Cider Chick YouTube Channel

UMass IPM Fruit Loop

New UMass IPM Fruit Loop Podcast, Episode Number 20 is up and ready for a listen! UMass IPM Fruit Loop

Apple maturity report updated, 31-August, 2020. McIntosh, Gala, Honeycrisp, Ginger Gold, Silken, Akane, MAIA-SM. https://ag.umass.edu/fruit/2020-apple-maturity-report

MAIA-SM on 082420

2020 apple maturity report updated, August 25, 2020. Zestar!, Sansa, Ginger Gold, Premier Honeycrisp, Paulared, Akane, and MAIA-SM. https://ag.umass.edu/fruit/2020-apple-maturity-report