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Upcoming Events

E.g., Aug 5 2021
Aug
31
Tuesday, August 31, 2021 - 10:00am
Online
Center for Agriculture Food and the Environment, Fruit, Greenhouse Crops and Floriculture, Landscape Nursery and Urban Forestry
Join UMass Extension for this free webinar for an update regarding the invasive spotted lanternfly (Lycorma delicatula; SLF) and trapping research and monitoring efforts.
Sep
01
Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - 10:00am
Online
Food Science
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.
Sep
02
Thursday, September 2, 2021 - 10:00am
Online
Food Science
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.
Sep
17
Friday, September 17, 2021 (All day)
Online
Mass 4-H
The Big E – September 17-October 3, 2021 The Big E is looking for 4-H livestock demos at the fair on the weekends that the 4-H livestock shows have been held in the past years. Dairy – September 18 & 19, Beef – September 25 & 26 (Steer show and sale will be held at this time), Sheep & Goats – October 1. Are you interested in participating?
Sep
18
Saturday, September 18, 2021 (All day)
In-person
Mass 4-H
Join friends and family for 4-H Day at The Big E! Saturday, September 18, 2021 See you there!
Sep
22
Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 2:00pm
In-person
Berkshire Botanical Garden
Center for Agriculture Food and the Environment, Landscape Nursery and Urban Forestry
This 2-hour walkabout will focus on trees and shrubs with particular seasonal interest as well as insect pests that are active and suggestions for management.
Oct
09
Saturday, October 9, 2021 - 8:00am
Online
Mass 4-H
Are you interested in being Pen Pals with a 4-H’er from another state? UMass 4-H is joining with 6 other states in the 4-H Pen Pal Project! Meet a 4-H member from another state, learn about them and where they live, and be part of a large Zoom “Meet Up” during National 4-H Week (October 3-9, 2021). This new program is open to all registered Mass State 4-H’ers. Deadline to register is July 13, 2021.

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