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Water & Climate Change Twilight Meeting at Bardwell Farm

Event date/time: 
Friday, August 2, 2024 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Event Type: 
Event location: 
Bardwell Farm
49 Main St., Hatfield, MA, 01038

Join UMass Extension and CISA for a climate-themed twilight meeting at Bardwell Farm in Hatfield, MA! 

  • Lisa McKeag will share findings from her recent water quality survey of farms around MA and discuss potential impacts of weather and climate change on ag water quality. 
  • Harrison Bardwell will show off his new automated irrigation system, and discuss irrigation practices and funded projects around the farm.
  • Sue Scheufele will discuss climate change impacts on vegetable pests including an on-farm trial for managing Phytophthora blight in peppers hosted by Bardwell Farm.

Program and presentations from 5-7 with dinner to follow.

1 pesticide recertification credit is available for this program.

This event is co-sponsored by CISA as part of their Adapting your Farm to Climate Change Series with support from NOFA/Mass as part of the Transition to Organic Production Partnership program.

How to Participate: 

Please register in advance so we can be sure to order enough food. Thank you!

Contact's name: 
Sue Scheufele
Contact's email: 
This event will be recorded: 
49 Main St. Hatfield MA

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