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Upcoming Events

E.g., Jul 25 2021
Jul
26
Monday, July 26, 2021 - 8:00am
In-person
Eastern States Exposition Fairgrounds, 1305 Memorial Avenue, West Springfield, MA
Mass 4-H
This is a new fair for youth to participate in July. It is similar to the former New England 4-H Show held in September in that youth ages 12 -18 years of age (as of January 1st, 2021) are eligible to apply. It has been created to give youth the opportunity to meet and compete with other 4-H youth from across New England, showcasing their livestock, horse and dog projects. The fair will not have any entry fees.
Jul
26
Monday, July 26, 2021 - 5:30pm
Online
Food Science, Value-Added Food, Vegetable
Are you an entrepreneur developing new and exciting products? Do you have questions about ensuring the safety of your product? If so, this is the program for you! This course is a 2-day program designed specifically to address product development and food safety issues faced by small processors. Throughout the course, we will introduce the food science basics, important considerations when developing a new food product, share key elements required for product labeling, and provide an overview of key regulatory requirements for small and emerging food businesses, such as entrepreneurs and local food processors.
Jul
27
Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 3:00pm
In-person
UMass Crop & Livestock Research & Education Farm
Center for Agriculture Food and the Environment
Come to see the newly purchased no-till transplanter in action. Also, learn about several new innovative research projects on a wide range of topics including soil health, cover crop termination strategies, summer and fall cover crop mixtures, vegetables, forages, and more. The field day includes a four-hour tour by the Vegetable and Crops, Dairy, Livestock extension teams. Pizza will be provided at the end of the tours. 
Jul
27
Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 3:00pm
In-person
UMass Crop & Livestock Research & Education Farm
Center for Agriculture Food and the Environment, Crop and Animal Research and Education Center, Crops Dairy Livestock and Equine, Integrated Pest Management, Vegetable
Jul
27
Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 7:00pm
Online
Mass 4-H
The Massachusetts 4-H Program, Massachusetts Horticultural program, and the Massachusetts Farm Bureau are working together to bring you a new program called Young Farmers (YF&R). This series on horticulture, farming and careers will take place on July 27, August 3 and August 17.
Aug
02
Monday, August 2, 2021 - 5:30pm
Online
Food Science, Value-Added Food, Vegetable
Are you an entrepreneur developing new and exciting products? Do you have questions about ensuring the safety of your product? If so, this is the program for you! This course is a 2-day program designed specifically to address product development and food safety issues faced by small processors. Throughout the course, we will introduce the food science basics, important considerations when developing a new food product, share key elements required for product labeling, and provide an overview of key regulatory requirements for small and emerging food businesses, such as entrepreneurs and local food processors.
Aug
03
Tuesday, August 3, 2021 - 7:00pm
Online
Mass 4-H
The Massachusetts 4-H Program, Massachusetts Horticultural program, and the Massachusetts Farm Bureau are working together to bring you a new program called Young Farmers (YF&R). This series on horticulture, farming and careers will take place on July 27, August 3 and August 17.
Aug
09
Monday, August 9, 2021 - 5:30pm
Online
Food Science, Value-Added Food, Vegetable
Are you an entrepreneur developing new and exciting products? Do you have questions about ensuring the safety of your product? If so, this is the program for you! This course is a 2-day program designed specifically to address product development and food safety issues faced by small processors. Throughout the course, we will introduce the food science basics, important considerations when developing a new food product, share key elements required for product labeling, and provide an overview of key regulatory requirements for small and emerging food businesses, such as entrepreneurs and local food processors.
Aug
09
Monday, August 9, 2021 - 7:00pm
Online
Mass 4-H
Here it is, the Second Annual MA 4-H Virtual State Fair! Are you excited? We sure are! Deadline to register July 31 Have fun, and maybe even try entering a new or different class! The virtual format allows you more time to try new things and perfect your presentation. Eligibility: This fair is open to all youth enrolled in the Massachusetts 4-H Program between the ages of 5 and 18 years as of January 1, 2021. Deadline: All entries must be received by July 31, 2021 Click on the read more button for further details.
Aug
10
Tuesday, August 10, 2021 - 9:00am
Online
Center for Agriculture Food and the Environment, Food Science, Value-Added Food, Vegetable
Are you an entrepreneur developing new and exciting products? Do you have questions about ensuring the safety of your product? If so, this is the program for you! This course is a 2-day program designed specifically to address product development and food safety issues faced by small processors. Throughout the course, we will introduce the food science basics, important considerations when developing a new food product, share key elements required for product labeling, and provide an overview of key regulatory requirements for small and emerging food businesses, such as entrepreneurs and local food processors.

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