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A new home for NH Vegetable & Fruit News

As of mid-February, 2018, we have moved! We’ve headed on over to UNH Cooperative Extension’s new website. This means that new posts will be there; and we’ll stop adding posts here. The URL for the newsletter is now: https://extension.unh.edu/blog-category/nh-vegetable-fruit-news You … Continue reading

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Melon grafting: Hands-on demo

Janel Martin recently received her M.S. Degree under the guidance of Dr. Brent Loy, a world renowned melon and pumpkin breeder, studying how grafted melons might benefit New England growers by reducing sudden wilt. You may have heard about her … Continue reading

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VT Hops Conference

Do you grow hops?  Are you a brewer that uses hops?  Are you interested in learning more about hops?  If you answered yes to any of these, consider attending the 2018 Annual Hop Conference on Friday, Feb 16, in Burlington VT. … Continue reading

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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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