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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Food safety programs provide important production support for N.H. farmers
UNH Extension offers high-quality food safety educational programming and technical assistance for many audiences, including farmers. Learn More
Extension's customized programs support New Hampshire's women farmers
Extension’s Women in Agriculture program offers workshops taught by women, for women, with topics like trucks and trailers, sprayer calibration and sa... Learn More
Advice on developing helpful end of year surveys
With summer CSAs ending and markets shifting to winter hours, autumn is a great time for farms to gather feedback from customers on their experience t... Learn More
Serena Britos worked as the Farmer Networks Support Intern for UNH Cooperative Extension in summer 2023. She traveled across the Granite State to look... Learn More
Foods stored more than a day using 4% vinegar or lower should be discarded
The National Center for Home Food Preservation asks that foods stored using 4% vingar or less, for more than 24 hours, be discarded. Learn More
On March 30 and 31, 2023, landscaping professionals, watershed organization members, and community leaders responsible for managing land and water res... Learn More
A List of Resources
Learn about some helpful resources for homesteading in New Hampshire! Learn More
Cucurbit downy mildew (CDM) was identified in southern NH today, July 7, 2023. Learn More


  • October 3rd, 2023
    New Farmer School 2023 9:00am - 3:00pm, Intensive, multi-session course (remotely and in-person) to show how to grow new agricultural businesses.
  • October 4th, 2023
    Putting the Garden to Bed 5:30pm - 7:00pm,
  • October 5th, 2023
    Electrifying your land 4:00pm - 6:00pm, Are you interested in exploring solar for your farm or business? Join us as we investigate how solar power and energy efficiency upgrades could improve your
  • October 16th, 2023
    Winter Cutworm Updates 12:00pm - 1:00pm, Winter cutworm is an emerging pest of high tunnel vegetables. This caterpillar feeds at night and is active during the coldest months, causing dramatic losses
  • October 16th, 2023
    NH Farm Network Open Forum 1:00pm - 2:30pm, The NH Farm Network is a collaboration of agriculture service providers who work to support and provide resources to NH farms and aspiring farmers. Members of
  • October 17th, 2023
    New Farmer School 2023 6:00pm - 7:30pm, Intensive, multi-session course (remotely and in-person) to show how to grow new agricultural businesses.
  • October 18th, 2023
    SAFE for Food Pantries October 18 2:00pm - 4:00pm,
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This guide is intended as a comprehensive resource for both novice and experienced strawberry growers in northeastern North America. It provides infor... Learn More
Reports from field monitoring data in New Hampshire. Learn More
Resources for food safety training for produce growers, including training videos, training records, employee health and hygiene SOPs and handwashing ... Learn More
All Integrated Pest Management Reports for the 2023 growing season Learn More
In this fact sheet, Mary Saucier Choate, outlines production practices that mushroom growers can take to boost quality and shelf life that at the same... Learn More
Pest management is a necessary consideration for any crop, and forages are no exception. We are fortunate in the Northeast to have few insects orLearn More