State Officials Tour South Deerfield Research Farm
On August 2, members of the state’s Food Policy Council visited the UMass Farm in South Deerfield and toured five project sites at the farm and heard from faculty, extension staff and graduate students on their work.
Report Offers Ways to Expand Mass. Battery Storage Innovation
A new report from UMass Amherst’s Clean Energy Extension, released on July 5, 2019, sees significant potential to accelerate Massachusetts’s emerging energy and battery energy storage (BES) innovation ecosystem.
Fresh Paint Springfield Paints Springfield Fresh
This June, nine new brightly-painted murals have begun creating a dynamic outdoor art gallery in downtown Springfield. UMass Extension Assistant Professor Michael DiPasquale was involved with this mural project for a year.
Hadley Farm Has New Resident
Students, staff, and faculty welcomed a new resident early on the morning of Tuesday, June 11 at the Hadley Farm. The new addition is a Hanoverian foal named "Stockbridge Sonnet UM" (lovingly nicknamed "Levi" as the barn name).
UMass Amherst Biologist Publishes Research on Bee Health
Lynn S. Adler, professor of biology, in collaboration with other American scientists, has been researching factors driving pollinator decline, including pathogens and pesticides, for several years.
Statehouse Celebrates Agriculture Day 2019
Wednesday, March 27 was Agriculture Day on Beacon Hill. It’s a day when legislators and legislative staff get to meet with farmers and other members of the agricultural community to hear about the issues important to them.
Resources for Pollinators
Explore our new Pollinator resources section! Learn about upcoming bee events at UMass, information about keeping bees, creating pollinator-friendly landscapes, and supporting native pollinators in New England.
40th Annual UMass Community Tree Conference
March 5, 2019, UMass Amherst
One-day conference for tree care professionals, volunteers, and enthusiasts.
Governor Baker Visits Make-it Springfield
Governor Baker visited on December 11 to hear about plans for the busy downtown makerspace supported by CAFE and MassDevelopment.
Chancellor Announces New Campus Investment in Cranberry Station
In late November, UMass Amherst Chancellor Subbaswamy visited the UMass Cranberry Station in East Wareham.