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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.


May 23, 2024

Crop Conditions

Pest Alerts

Managing Cucurbit Downy & Powdery Mildews

Striped Cucumber Beetle: Focus On Early Control

2023 Cucurbit Downy Mildew Cucumber Variety Trial