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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.

GLEXPO - Great Lakes Expo

At the 2021 Great Lakes Expo (GLEXPO) Jon Clements presented two posters on-site in Grand Rapids, MI...

The Northeast Fruit Consortium launches its second annual FREE online educational series for fruit growers!

New England Vegetable and Fruit Conference 2021-Online Light!

December 13-17, 2021

Enjoy the New England Fruit and Vegetable Conference from the comfort of your own living room! The conference will be online this year, due to the ongoing COVID-19 epidemic. The program will be a streamlined version of our usual in-person content, with one morning and one afternoon session per day for one week, December 13th-17th. Tree fruit, small fruit, and vegetables will all be covered, and pesticide and certified crop advisor credits will be available. Check out the schedule, speaker line up and registration here. We hope to see you online this December, and in person in December 2022!

$50 registration fee gains you full access to the program and 3-months access to the recordings.

Session Topics will include: Tillage Reduction Innovations, Climate Adaption Strategies on the Farm, Soil Health, Automation for Small Vegetable Growers, Inspirations from Away, 2 Berry Crop Sessions and 2 Tree Fruit Sessions as well as a session on Vegetable Disease and Pest Updates.

Register: https://nevbga.com/nevfc/

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Massachusetts Fruit Growers Association Annual Summer Meeting

Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Clarkdale Fruit Farms, Deerfield, MA

More information and register (by July 12) here: http://massfruitgrowers.org/2021/2021summermeeting.html