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Farm Irrigation Pond Management Meetings

The drought in 2015 and 2016 growing season followed by the surplus rainfall in the 2017 has caused problems for farmers in managing their irrigation ponds. A special meeting series will be offered to address these issues, and especially irrigation … Continue reading

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Apple Multiple Peril Crop Insurance Was A Good Investment In Past

Contributed by George Hamilton, UNH Cooperative Extension Field Specialist, Hillsborough County. One insurance policy that may easily get overlooked is Crop Insurance. For 2018 coverage, protection policies are due in November. After the weather problems of past four years, orchardists … Continue reading

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Tree Fruit Meeting: Risk Management Seminar for Orchardists

“Tree Fruit Meeting: Risk Management Seminar for Orchardists” will be held on Saturday, November 4, 2017 at the UNH Cooperative Extension Office in Goffstown, NH rom 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM. Cost is $15.00 per individual for lunch and refreshments. … Continue reading

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Train the Trainer – Respirator Fit Testing

Date: November 6, 2017, Time: 9:00-1:30 pm, Location: The Nature Conservancy in Concord, NH, Cost: $50.00, Click here for Registration Experts from North Carolina Agromedicine will conduct a four hour face to face workshop “Respirator Fit Test Training” in Concord, NH and open to all private and commercial … Continue reading

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PSA Grower Training Offered November 14, 2017

Farms that need to comply with the entirety of the Produce Safety Rule of the Food Safety Modernization Act or FSMA, must have “at least one supervisor or responsible party for your farm” who has completed “food safety training at … Continue reading

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New research report: Overwintering scallions with heavy rowcover

by Becky Sideman, UNH Extension After several years of research, we know that it is possible to plant bulbing onion (Allium cepa) in the fall, overwinter them in low tunnels, and harvest bulbs by late May in Durham, NH (see … Continue reading

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Cucurbit downy mildew update

August 16, 2017 Update from Cheryl Smith, UNH Plant Diagnostic Lab: Cucurbit downy mildew (CDM) has been identified in NH in both Hillsborough county (on cucumber) and Cheshire county (on muskmelon). CDM symptoms begin as vein-delimited spots, but then expands … Continue reading

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