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Upcoming Events

E.g., Jan 22 2021

Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 12:30pm

For fruit and vegetable growers and others interested in learning about produce safety and the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Safety Rule. This training is one way to satisfy the FSMA Produce Safety Rule requirement for covered farms that "at least one supervisor or responsible party" completes "food safety training … recognized as adequate” by FDA (21 C.F.R. §112.22(c)).

Saturday, January 23, 2021 - 10:30am

Come learn the basics for pruning blueberries for your home landscape.

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 10:00am

Join UMass Extension’s Landscape, Nursery, and Urban Forestry Program and UMass Extension’s Fruit Program for an exciting FREE series of webinars focusing on the impact, monitoring, and management of invasive insects in Massachusetts and the nation! Topics to include invasive forest pests in MA, spotted lanternfly, the biological control of winter moth, Asian longhorned beetle updates, planned detection surveys in Massachusetts and New England, integrated pest management of spotted-wing drosophila and brown marmorated stink bug and more! There will also be an update about non-native earthworms, close relatives of the insects, which have attracted a lot of attention in recent years. Webinars will be held from 10:00 AM - 12:10 PM on January 19 & 26 and February 2 & 9, 2021. Click on Read More to register.

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 12:00pm

Friday, January 29, 2021 - 8:30am

Every season comes with its own challenges. Join us via GoToWebinar on January 29, 2021 for a virtual education program that will provide you with updates and tips for managing pests in spring greenhouse crops. This program will be held as a live webinar from 8:30 am to 12:00 pm.

Saturday, January 30, 2021 - 10:30am

Grapes with new varieties are fun to grow. Learn how to prune them properly for a greater harvest.

Tuesday, February 2, 2021 - 10:00am

Join UMass Extension’s Landscape, Nursery, and Urban Forestry Program and UMass Extension’s Fruit Program for an exciting FREE series of webinars focusing on the impact, monitoring, and management of invasive insects in Massachusetts and the nation! Topics to include invasive forest pests in MA, spotted lanternfly, the biological control of winter moth, Asian longhorned beetle updates, planned detection surveys in Massachusetts and New England, integrated pest management of spotted-wing drosophila and brown marmorated stink bug and more! There will also be an update about non-native earthworms, close relatives of the insects, which have attracted a lot of attention in recent years. Webinars will be held from 10:00 AM - 12:10 PM on January 19 & 26 and February 2 & 9, 2021. Click on Read More to register.

Tuesday, February 2, 2021 - 12:30pm

For fruit and vegetable growers and others interested in learning about produce safety and the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Safety Rule. This training is one way to satisfy the FSMA Produce Safety Rule requirement for covered farms that "at least one supervisor or responsible party" completes "food safety training … recognized as adequate” by FDA (21 C.F.R. §112.22(c)).

Tuesday, February 9, 2021 - 10:00am

Join UMass Extension’s Landscape, Nursery, and Urban Forestry Program and UMass Extension’s Fruit Program for an exciting FREE series of webinars focusing on the impact, monitoring, and management of invasive insects in Massachusetts and the nation! Topics to include invasive forest pests in MA, spotted lanternfly, the biological control of winter moth, Asian longhorned beetle updates, planned detection surveys in Massachusetts and New England, integrated pest management of spotted-wing drosophila and brown marmorated stink bug and more! There will also be an update about non-native earthworms, close relatives of the insects, which have attracted a lot of attention in recent years. Webinars will be held from 10:00 AM - 12:10 PM on January 19 & 26 and February 2 & 9, 2021. Click on Read More to register.

Saturday, February 13, 2021 - 10:30am

Join in and learn how to properly prune your fruit trees (apples, pears, peaches, etc.).

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