Farmer Support Networks

Farmer Support Networks
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Together We Are Better

The agricultural community in New Hampshire is diverse and Extension provides many opportunities to bring farmers together to learn and grow.


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
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
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
The current risk for cucurbit downy mildew (CDM) in New England, including southern NH, is moderate according to the CDM IPM forecasting model: https:... Learn More
If you are a new high tunnel producer ( Learn More


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This assessment breaks down data from the nationally reported Agriculture Statistics to encourage further investigation and spark conversations that r... Learn More
Participants who complete the training will understand how to identify ticks and protect themselves from being fed upon. Learners are introduced to co... Learn More
This fact sheet provides an overview of the most common reasons to use cover crops at home and lays out the most successful options for gardeners in N... Learn More
This document summarizes the Course Expectations for the 2022 New Farmer School Learn More
Selling Homemade Food Products in New Hampshire- Five Part Fact Sheet Series Learn More
The decision to purchase land can be one of the most important financial and personal decisions that you make in your lifetime. Whether you are purcha... Learn More