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Upcoming Events

E.g., Jun 20 2024
May
22

Insect Clinics

Wednesday, May 22, 2024 - 8:00am
In-person | UMass Cranberry Station, AD Makepeace Meeting Room and Entomology Lab
Cranberry
May
22

UMass/URI Joint Extension Twilight Meeting

Wednesday, May 22, 2024 - 5:00pm
In-person | Small World Farm
Fruit
More details coming soon!
May
29

Insect Clinics

Wednesday, May 29, 2024 - 8:00am
In-person | UMass Cranberry Station, AD Makepeace Meeting Room and Entomology Lab
Cranberry
Jun
01

Animal Verification Forms Due

Saturday, June 1, 2024 - 4:00pm
In-person
Mass 4-H
Animal Verification Forms Now is the time to print off your Animal Verification Forms to plan for the upcoming show season. Lease Forms are also due at the same time. Animal Verification Forms are to be completed for all livestock, dogs, and horses that you plan to show at a 4-H fair, dog academies, and/or Big E 4-H Shows. Note: Lambs and kids born after June 1st are still eligible to show based on your fair’s requirements, but you will still need to file a Verification Form on them once they are born. Verification Forms are due to your county/regional 4-H office by the following dates: • New Date: May 1st – Horse (only if planning to show at the Sept. New England 4-H Horse Show at the Big E) • May 1st – Dairy Cattle, Beef Cattle, and Working Steers • June 1st – Goat, Sheep, Llama, Alpaca and Swine, Dog Check the News Blast, the website section for the corresponded species or your local Educator for more information.
Jun
02

Goat Tour

Sunday, June 2, 2024 - 9:00am
In-person
Mass 4-H
Save the Date and watch the News Blast for details.
Jun
04

Conifer Diseases Walk

Tuesday, June 4, 2024 - 5:00pm
In-person | Arnold Arboretum
Landscape Nursery and Urban Forestry
Conifers are essential components of our forests and managed landscapes. Topics will include needle blights, twig and branch cankering, root and trunk rot diseases and various environmental stresses.
Jun
05

WPS Training for Handlers

Wednesday, June 5, 2024 - 7:30am
Online | UMass Cranberry Station
Cranberry
Jun
08

Vet science Academy

Saturday, June 8, 2024 - 9:00am
Online
Mass 4-H
Stay Tuned for Details!
Jun
09

Vet science Academy

Sunday, June 9, 2024 - 4:00pm
Online
Mass 4-H
Stay Tuned for Details!
Jun
12

Coffee Chat

Wednesday, June 12, 2024 - 9:00am
In-person | UMass Cranberry Station
Cranberry
Jun
12

Twilight Meeting at Tangerini's Farm

Wednesday, June 12, 2024 - 4:00pm
In-person | Tangerini's Spring Street Farm
Center for Agriculture Food and the Environment, Integrated Pest Management, Vegetable
See Tangerini's new tile drainage and bioreactor system that the farm installed last year. We'll also cover sweet corn insect and weed pest management.
Jun
22

MA 4-H State Horse Show

Saturday, June 22, 2024 - 8:00am
In-person
Mass 4-H
Save the date for the MA 4-H State Show. Watch the News Blast for updates and details.
Jun
23

MA 4-H State Horse Show

Sunday, June 23, 2024 - 8:00am
In-person
Mass 4-H
Save the date for the MA 4-H State Show. Watch the News Blast for updates and details.
Jun
23

Explore UMass

Sunday, June 23, 2024 - 2:30pm
In-person
Mass 4-H
Dates: June 23-25 UMass 4-H's Explore UMass program is a 3-day/ 2-night program held on the Amherst campus.  Youth participate in exploration workshops, teambuilding, and a day long STEM focused track all while experiences college life with staying in the dorm and eating in the dining commons.
Jun
24

Explore UMass

Monday, June 24, 2024 - 7:30am
In-person
Mass 4-H
Dates: June 23-25 UMass 4-H's Explore UMass program is a 3-day/ 2-night program held on the Amherst campus.  Youth participate in exploration workshops, teambuilding, and a day long STEM focused track all while experiences college life with staying in the dorm and eating in the dining commons.
Jun
25

Explore UMass

Tuesday, June 25, 2024 - 7:30am
In-person
Mass 4-H
Dates: June 23-25 UMass 4-H's Explore UMass program is a 3-day/ 2-night program held on the Amherst campus.  Youth participate in exploration workshops, teambuilding, and a day long STEM focused track all while experiences college life with staying in the dorm and eating in the dining commons.
Jun
25

Transition to Organic Partnership Program: Brookfield Farm Field Walk

Tuesday, June 25, 2024 - 4:00pm
In-person | Brookfield Farm
Center for Agriculture Food and the Environment, Integrated Pest Management, Vegetable
This farm tour and field walk will include the farm's new well with a solar pump, a pest scouting demo, and weed walk to include weed ID, organic weed management, and the relationship between weeds and soil health.
Jul
03

Pest Walk at Hannan Healthy Foods

Wednesday, July 3, 2024 - 4:00pm
In-person | Hannan Healthy Foods
Vegetable
Join Eastern MA CRAFT, UMass Extension, and NOFA/Mass for a pest walk at Hannan Healthy Foods in Lincoln, MA! We will discuss how to identify and monitor some of the most prolific and problematic pests and diseases ubiquitous to organic production. Scouting and identification are the first steps towards proactive mitigation practices, learn how to see the farm with fresh eyes.
Jul
09

Transition to Organic Partnership Program: Astarte Farm Field Walk

Tuesday, July 9, 2024 - 4:00pm
In-person | Astarte Farm
Center for Agriculture Food and the Environment, Integrated Pest Management, Vegetable
This farm tour and field walk will include information about pollinator habitat and cut flower production
Jul
17

Field Walk at Morning Glory Farm

Wednesday, July 17, 2024 - 6:00pm
In-person | Morning Glory Farm - Edgartown, MA
Vegetable
Join UMass Extension specialists Sue Scheufele and Maria Gannett for a field walk at Morning Glory Farm. We will identify current pest and weed issues in vegetable crops and discuss their management. There will be lots of time for Q&A, discussion, and dinner and refreshments will be provided. 

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