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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.


June 13, 2024

Crop Conditions

Vegetable Pest Alerts

Cut Flower Pest Alerts

Critical Time for Asparagus Weed Management

Garlic Harvest and Post-Harvest Considerations

Preventing Heat Stress in Agriculture