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Current Newsletter: Summer 2014 Vol. 17:3
In This Issue:

Upcoming Events

Announcements

Growing Wheat in New England

Establishing a Cost Efficient Seeding Rate for Hairy Vetch as Cover Crop

Forage Management; Perennial Forage Species for Pasture and Hay  

UMass Agricultural Field Day 2014

The 2014 UMass Agricultural Field Day presented an opportunity for the public to come tour the UMass Animal and Crop Research Station in South Deerfield, MA.  Over 18 experiments were included in this years program covering a range of topics, including: crop trials, sustainable farming, integrated pest management, intercropping systems, innovative soil amendments and energy-efficient food storage systems.  

If you missed this event but would like to learn more about the current projects at the reasearch farm you can view the program which contains summaries of the research topics that were presented.   You can view the program here.   

New Additions to the Hadley Horse Farm

Introducing two foals to the Hadley Horse Farm 

2013 Massachusetts Outstanding Dairy Farm