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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Extension specialists played a key role in identifying crop losses from disaster events and communicating those losses to state and federal agencies for relief funding
The 2023 production season was extremely challenging for farmers throughout the northeast. Widespread freeze events in February and May caused the gre... Learn More
Tips on keeping chickens warm and protected during cold months
Raising backyard chickens can be a rewarding experience for the whole family and it’s a great way to be more self-sufficient. They are relatively easy... Learn More
Webinar series for Greenhouse, Nursery and Garden Center Professionals meets once a month, virtual. Cost: $10/webinar. Each webinar will earn one pest... Learn More
Whether you are using a backpack, boom, or air blast sprayer, this collection of resources will help you get the most out of your equipment. Videos, ... Learn More
Keeping good records is critical for not only paying bills on time, but it is also essential for tax planning. The following tips provide information ... Learn More
An opportunity for Sullivan County farms and agriculture businesses from UNH Extension
Gail McWilliam Jellie, Extension Agricultural Program Assistant, is offering one-on-one consultations in agricultural marketing for your farm business... Learn More
Important information about filing taxes for New Hampshire farmers
Just like any other income you receive from a business or a job, income from a farming operation is subject to state and federal taxation/ This articl... Learn More
NH Ag Financiers Launch the Loan Readiness Toolkit
This month, NH Agriculture Financiers launched the Loan Readiness Toolkit. This toolkit is designed to help farms and food businesses become more prep... Learn More

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In 2023, NH farms were faced with the wettest year on record, according to the National Weather Service in Gray, Maine. This excessive rainfall greatl... Learn More
The 2023 production season was extremely challenging for farmers throughout the northeast. Widespread freeze events in February and May caused the gre... Learn More
In the summer and fall of 2023, blueberry leaf rust was found widely distributed in New Hampshire, including Merrimack, Hillsborough and Strafford cou... Learn More
Exobasidium leaf and fruit spot of blueberry is a fungal disease affecting both leaves and berries. Symptoms matching this disease were reported in se... Learn More
Optimizing your boom sprayer's distribution pattern is a key part of controlling pests on fruit and vegetable crops, or in the landscape. This fa... Learn More
Proper calibration of the low-pressure boom sprayer is necessary to ensure uniform and economical application, free of overdoses and skips. This fact ... Learn More