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UMass Extension Vegetable Program

The UMass Extension Vegetable Team provides both research and educational programs for a diverse and thriving vegetable industry in Massachusetts and the region.

The UMass Extension Vegetable team is a multidisciplinary group including specialists in sustainable vegetable production, cover crops and soil fertility, IPM and organic management of weeds, insects and diseases, disease diagnostics, plant breeding, development of new crops especially for ethnic and immigrant communities (, education of new and immigrant farmers, and marketing.

New Gardening Resource from UMass Extension!

A new column with expert tips on growing your own herbs and vegetables in MA is live, with articles in English and Spanish!

COVID19 Resources and Information for MA Vegetable Growers
MassGrown Map

Check back often for updated content related to managing a farm business in MA during the COVID19 Crisis

Update from UMass Extension on COVID-19 Impacts on Services and Resources

UMass Extension Services Suspension Update Some UMass Extension Services will be interrupted due to COVID-19: Hot water seed treatment service is currently suspended, Soil and Diagnostic Labs closed until further notice!