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Disease Biology & Management Workshop

Event date/time: 
Tuesday, March 19, 2019 - 10:00am to 3:00pm

**This workshop has been rescheduled for Tuesday, March 19.**

Registration has been re-opened for the new date. Click here to register for this event online. 

If you registered for this workshop on the original date, respond to our rescheduling email to confirm whether or not you will be attending on March 19 - if you respond to the email, you do not need to re-register for the new date. If you do not respond to the email, your spot in the workshop will not be reserved. Email or call us with any questions about this, at the contact info at the bottom of this page.


Learn to make better disease management decisions by understanding how different types of pathogens behave and the conditions that favor disease. We will take a tour of UMass Plant Diagnostic Lab and use a microscope to identify disease-causing organisms. Get all your questions answered and develop your own IPM plan for managing important diseases on your farm. 

Workshop is limited to 25 attendees.

*4 pesticide recertification credits are available for this workshop.


  • Sue Scheufele, UMass Extension Vegetable Program
  • Angie Madeiras, UMass Plant Diagnostic Laboratory

Registration: Click here to register for this event online.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Friday, March 15, 12:00noon

$30, includes lunch and parking. Limited to 25 attendees. Pre-registration required.To register by phone, please call the UMass Vegetable Program at (413) 577-3976.

Mail payment or pay at the door. Bulk payments may be made if you are attending more than one workshop in this series or if you are paying for multiple attendees. Please make checks out to "UMass" and send to:

UMass Extension Vegetable Program
230 Stockbridge Rd.
French Hall Room 306
Amherst, MA 01003

Click here to request special accommodations for this event.

Questions? Contact the UMass Vegetable Program,, (413) 577-3976.

UMass Extension Vegetable Program 2019 Winter Workshop Series

This workshop is part of the UMass Extension Vegetable Program's 2019 winter workshop series. For more information on the other workshops in this series, see the links below.

Tuesday, February 19, 2019: Insect Biology & Management
Tuesday, February 26, 2019: Soils Part 1: Soil Testing & Nutrient Management Planning
Thursday, February 28, 2019: Soils Part 2: Soil Health, Cover Cropping, & Nutrient Management Planning
Tuesday, March 5, 2019: Funding Opportunities for Your Farm
Tuesday, March 12, 2019: Food Safety Planning

Contact's email: 
Contact's phone on day of event: 
(413) 577-3976

The Center for Agriculture, Food and the Environment and UMass Extension are equal opportunity providers and employers, United States Department of Agriculture cooperating. Contact your local Extension office for information on disability accommodations. Contact the State Center Director’s Office if you have concerns related to discrimination, 413-545-4800 or see