Research Report

Resource Category Topic Type
Financial Benchmarks for Diversified, Direct-Market Produce Farms
From 2015 to 2022, New Hampshire Cooperative Extension (UNHCE) led two research projects focused on the financial analysis of diversified, direct mark...
Agriculture & Gardens Research Report
Trail Stewardship in Coös County, NH
This report studies possible solutions to trail stewardship challenges in Coos County New Hampshire.
Tourism, Outdoor Recreation & Nature Economy, Natural Resources, Getting Outside & Volunteering, Trail Finder, Nature Groupie Community & Economic Development, Natural Resources Research Report
NH’s Workforce: The Youth Retention Initiative
Population out-migration in New Hampshire has generated efforts focused on retaining and recruiting young adults. This population is essential to the ...
Economic Development Community & Economic Development Research Report
Measuring Racial Equity in New Hampshire’s Food System
This assessment breaks down data from the nationally reported Agriculture Statistics to encourage further investigation and spark conversations that r...
Agriculture & Gardens, Farmer Support Networks Agriculture & Gardens Research Report
Strengthening Connections: Downtowns & Trails - Ossipee, NH 2022
Over the past two years, interrupted but not deterred by the ongoing pandemic, we worked adaptively and creatively with the Ossipee Economic Developme...
Tourism, Outdoor Recreation & Nature Economy Community & Economic Development Research Report
Strengthening Connections: Downtowns & Trails - Keene, NH 2022
Over six months, from Sept. 2021-March 2022, we worked with the City of Keene on how to better connect two rail trails with their downtown businesses....
Tourism, Outdoor Recreation & Nature Economy Community & Economic Development Research Report
Research Report: High tunnel eggplant varieties, pruning, and postharvest storage, 2018
Recently, parthenocarpic varieties of eggplant (ones that set fruit without pollination) have been developed specifically for greenhouse and tunnel pr...
Agriculture & Gardens, Fruit & Vegetable Crops vegetable crops Research Report
Research Report: Figs for Cold Climates 2021
Fig is grown commercially in mild climates throughout the world. Fig offers the potential to be a high-value crop in New England, but to be profitable...
Agriculture & Gardens, Fruit & Vegetable Crops Research Report
Community Engagement Report: Hood Park, Derry NH 2020
In the summer of 2020, the Town of Derry began the process of engaging the community to determine the future of Hood Park. Goals included creating a c...
Community Leadership Community & Economic Development Research Report
Research Report: Using insectary plants to attract hoverflies, 2017-2018
Aphids are an economically damaging pest for several crops.  This study aimed to explore the practicality of using insectary plants to attract predato...
Agriculture & Gardens, Fruit & Vegetable Crops, Integrated Pest Management (IPM) vegetable crops Research Report