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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.

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!

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2020-2021 New England Vegetable Management Guide Available

2020-21 New England Vegetable Management Guide A collaborative project of the Cooperative Extension vegetable programs in the six New England States, this guide provides both conventional and organic commercial vegetable growers, on small and large farms, with up-to-date production and pest management information.

Order now from the UMass Extension Bookstore!