Category Archives: Resources

Farm-Food Matchmaking Event

The NH Department of Agriculture, Markets and Food is holding their 2nd annual  NH Farm/Food Matchmaking Program on February 21, 2017. This event brings together New Hampshire farm and food producers who are seeking wholesale markets with interested buyers. Last year, there were 40 … Continue reading

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Vegetable and Berry Crop Insect and Disease Update, 25 August 2016

By Alan Eaton, George Hamilton, Cheryl Smith & Becky Sideman, UNH Extension Sweet corn: Corn earworm and Fall armyworm numbers have jumped this week, so sweet corn growers in much of the state need to keep fresh silking corn protected. … Continue reading

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New research report: winter spinach in unheated high tunnels

by Becky Sideman, UNH Extension Professor & Specialist, Vegetable & Berry Crops Over the two winters of 2014-15 and 2015-16, we conducted studies focused on fall-planted spinach in unheated high tunnels. This work was done in Durham NH at the Agricultural Experiment … Continue reading

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Agriculture & Natural Resources Business Institute coming up

UNH Cooperative Extension is accepting registrations for its Agriculture and Natural Resource Business Institute (ANRBI). Those interested in starting or expanding an agricultural or natural resource business are encouraged to attend this weekly course, which starts September 12 continuing through … Continue reading

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Cover crop cocktails & mixtures in your crop rotation

by Olivia Saunders, UNH Extension Field Specialist in Vegetable & Fruit Production, Carroll County. As a grower, you likely already know the benefits of incorporating a cover crop into your rotation. From mopping up excess fall nutrients, to improving crop … Continue reading

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2016 Tree Fruit & Small Fruit Guide Update

The New England Tree Fruit Management Guide and The New England Small Fruit Management Guide are publications produced in collaboration by the Cooperative Extension systems of the Universities of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont. The most recent printed … Continue reading

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Keep tabs on insect pests in NH: scouting data available

UNH Cooperative Extension receives grants through the New Hampshire Department of Agriculture, Markets and Food that help us monitor major pests of fruit and vegetable crops in New Hampshire. During the growing season, we set traps in several NH locations for sweet … Continue reading

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