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Vegetable Program News

2019 Winter Workshop Series - Registration is now open!

Join the UMass Extension Vegetable Program for hands-on workshops this winter!

Pesticide Versatility Charts Now Available

With so many crops to manage on diverse New England farms, growers often ask us which materials are labeled for both fruit and vegetable applications so that they can purchase one pesticide that can be used on all or most of their crops. This project has been on the list to do for years, and this winter our program assistant Genevieve Higgins was able to tackle it. We hope you will find these tables helpful in choosing the most versatile pesticides!

2018-2019 New England Vegetable Management Guide Available Now!
Front cover of 2018-19 NEVMG

The 2018-2019 New England Vegetable Management Guide is a comprehensive guide to current production and pest management techniques for commercial vegetable crops. This updated edition is available now!

Plant Diagnostic Lab Moving to French Hall
French Hall, UMass

Plant Diagnostic Lab moves to French Hall

Hot Water Treatment of Seeds

Time to think about hot water treating seeds before planting!  See below for information and a full list of treatable seeds, protocols, and which diseases can be eliminated or reduced by treating with hot water.