Resources

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2023 New Hampshire Field Crop and Forage Loss Report
In 2023, NH farms were faced with the wettest year on record, according to the National Weather Service in Gray, Maine. This excessive rainfall…
Agriculture & Gardens, Dairy, Livestock & Forage Crops Agriculture & Gardens Research Report
2023 New Hampshire Fruit and Vegetable Crop Loss Survey Report
The 2023 production season was extremely challenging for farmers throughout the northeast. Widespread freeze events in February and May caused the…
Agriculture & Gardens, Fruit & Vegetable Crops Berry Crops, tree fruit crops & orchards, vegetable crops, Agriculture & Gardens Research Report
Blueberry Leaf Rust
In the summer and fall of 2023, blueberry leaf rust was found widely distributed in New Hampshire, including Merrimack, Hillsborough and Strafford…
Agriculture & Gardens, Fruit & Vegetable Crops, Plant Disease & Diagnosis Services tree fruit crops & orchards, Agriculture & Gardens Fact Sheet
Exobasidium leaf and fruit spot of blueberry
Exobasidium leaf and fruit spot of blueberry is a fungal disease affecting both leaves and berries. Symptoms matching this disease were reported in…
Agriculture & Gardens, Fruit & Vegetable Crops, Plant Disease & Diagnosis Services tree fruit crops & orchards, Agriculture & Gardens Fact Sheet
Boom Sprayers: How to Optimize Spray Distribution [Fact Sheet]
Optimizing your boom sprayer's distribution pattern is a key part of controlling pests on fruit and vegetable crops, or in the landscape. This…
Agriculture & Gardens, Integrated Pest Management (IPM), Fruit & Vegetable Crops, Pesticide Safety Education tree fruit crops & orchards, vegetable crops, Agriculture & Gardens Fact Sheet
Boom Sprayers: One-Minute Method of Calibration [Fact Sheet]
Proper calibration of the low-pressure boom sprayer is necessary to ensure uniform and economical application, free of overdoses and skips. This fact…
Agriculture & Gardens, Integrated Pest Management (IPM), Fruit & Vegetable Crops, Pesticide Safety Education tree fruit crops & orchards, vegetable crops, Agriculture & Gardens Fact Sheet
Boom Sprayers 1/128th Method of Calibration: A Quick and Easy Method [Fact Sheet]
Proper calibration boom sprayer equipment can help ensure spray applications are effective, efficient, and economical. This fact sheet describes the…
Agriculture & Gardens, Integrated Pest Management (IPM), Fruit & Vegetable Crops, Pesticide Safety Education tree fruit crops & orchards, vegetable crops, Agriculture & Gardens Fact Sheet
Constructing a Greenhouse or High Tunnel [video]
A one-of-a-kind, comprehensive 6-part video series covering the intricacies of greenhouse or high tunnel construction. Developed by the University of…
Agriculture & Gardens, Greenhouse, Nursery & Garden Centers, Homesteading Video
Air Blast Sprayers: How to Optimize Spray Distribution [Fact Sheet]
Optimizing your air blast sprayerʼs distribution pattern is a key part of controlling pests on fruit and vegetable crops. This fact sheet outlines…
Agriculture & Gardens, Integrated Pest Management (IPM), Fruit & Vegetable Crops, Pesticide Safety Education tree fruit crops & orchards, vegetable crops, Agriculture & Gardens Fact Sheet
Mushroom Production Food Safety
Resources and helpful information for mushroom production.
Agriculture & Gardens, Food Safety, Fruit & Vegetable Crops vegetable crops, Food Safety for Processors, Agriculture & Gardens Guide
Loan Readiness Toolkit
Preparing a loan application can be daunting and puzzling. The Loan Readiness Toolkit aims to make the process more clear, transparent, and…
Agriculture & Gardens, Agricultural Business Management, Farmer Support Networks, NH Farm Network Agriculture & Gardens Guide
Cherry Leaf Spot
Leaf spot is one of the important fungal diseases on cherry trees in the United States. The disease mainly affects the leaves; the pathogen will…
Agriculture & Gardens, Fruit & Vegetable Crops, Plant Disease & Diagnosis Services tree fruit crops & orchards, Agriculture & Gardens Fact Sheet
Celery Leaf Curl - Anthracnose
Several celery samples from high tunnel production with leaf curl have been identified by the UNH Plant Diagnostic Lab; this disease causes…
Agriculture & Gardens, Fruit & Vegetable Crops, Plant Disease & Diagnosis Services, Yard & Garden vegetable crops, Agriculture & Gardens Fact Sheet
Strawberry Production Guide For the Northeast, Midwest, and Eastern Canada: 2nd Edition
This guide is intended as a comprehensive resource for both novice and experienced strawberry growers in northeastern North America. It provides…
Agriculture & Gardens, Fruit & Vegetable Crops Berry Crops, Agriculture & Gardens Guide
Fruit IPM Reports
Reports from field monitoring data in New Hampshire.
Agriculture & Gardens, Fruit & Vegetable Crops Agriculture & Gardens Research Report
Farm Food Safety – Employee Training
Resources for food safety training for produce growers, including training videos, training records, employee health and hygiene SOPs and handwashing…
Agriculture & Gardens, Food Safety, Fruit & Vegetable Crops vegetable crops, Food Safety for Processors, Agriculture & Gardens Guide
Vegetable IPM Reports
All Integrated Pest Management Reports for the 2023 growing season
Agriculture & Gardens, Integrated Pest Management (IPM), Fruit & Vegetable Crops Agriculture & Gardens Research Report
Boosting the Quality and Safety of Specialty Mushrooms [Fact Sheet]
In this fact sheet, Mary Saucier Choate, outlines production practices that mushroom growers can take to boost quality and shelf life that at the…
Agriculture & Gardens, Food Safety, Fruit & Vegetable Crops vegetable crops, Food Safety for Processors, Agriculture & Gardens Fact Sheet
Integrated Weed Management for Pastures and Hayfields - A Guide for Landowners
Pest management is a necessary consideration for any crop, and forages are no exception. We are fortunate in the Northeast to have few insects or…
Agriculture & Gardens, Dairy, Livestock & Forage Crops Agriculture & Gardens Fact Sheet
Tractor Maintenance Checklist for Spring [video]
When spring is fast approaching, it’s time for tractor maintenance. This checklist will help farmers make sure equipment is in working order.
Agriculture & Gardens Video, Worksheet