Agriculture & Gardens

Agriculture & Gardens
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The Tools To Grow


Our agriculture and horticulture specialists use trusted research-based information to give New Hampshire farmers, businesses and citizens the tools they need to succeed.  We provide a wide-range of resources, including workshops, fact sheets, programs, on-site consultations and comprehensive pest, plant and soil diagnostics.

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A Question of the Week
For many gardeners, pokeweed represents a conundrum. On the one hand, it’s a native plant that provides an important food source for songbirds. On the... Learn More
A summer tour with Northeast SARE highlights innovation in N.H. agriculture
A summer tour with Northeast SARE highlights innovation in N.H. agriculture. Learn More
A New Network Provides Support to Cope With the Pressures of Farming
With funding from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, the New Hampshire Farm & Ranch Stress Assistance Network (N.H. FRSAN) is a coll... Learn More
A Question of the Week
Even if choosing slow-release sources of Nitrogen and Potassium, fertilizer should be applied in the spring. In most New Hampshire soils, amendments c... Learn More
Beginning farming can be challenging. Extension is here to help.
UNH Cooperative Extension offers a course called New Farmer School, a program which made its debut in 2019. This course is designed for people who are... Learn More
Gathering data now for winter analysis
With a lengthy end of summer to-do list, it’s easy to forget all those record keeping tasks you promised yourself you would do last winter. While many... Learn More
She brings over a decade of evaluating food safety risks with food producers and growers around the U.S.
Wendy Johnecheck has joined UNH Cooperative Extension as a food safety state specialist and a professor in the Department of Agriculture, Nutrition, &... Learn More
We are hearing reports of western bean cutworm activity in sweet corn this week. This species is relatively new to our region and can cause injury to ... Learn More

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From 2015 to 2022, New Hampshire Cooperative Extension (UNHCE) led two research projects focused on the financial analysis of diversified, direct mark... Learn More
A directory of organizations that can provide services to New Hampshire farmers. Learn More
Cuesta alrededor de $2500 para criar una ternera desde el nacimiento hasta el parto en Nueva Inglaterra, por lo tanto, es importante optimizar la alim... Learn More
Guidance to optimize dairy cow feeding, comfort and proper development of the rumen during the first year of life. Learn More
Website contains information on how to effectively recruit, hire, train and retain workers is a critical farm management skill. It includes tips, tool... Learn More
This assessment breaks down data from the nationally reported Agriculture Statistics to encourage further investigation and spark conversations that r... Learn More