UMass Extension Fruit Advisor Program

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Alerts

Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) Alert
Latest Installment in the “Tracking the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug” series produced by the Northeastern Integrated Pest Management Center

What's New

Mass Aggie Seminars

Each year the UMass Stockbridge School of Agriculture and the UMass Center for Agriculture offer one or more workshop series on topics of general interest to homeowners and small scale farmers.  In the past worshops have been offered in fruit tree grafting, pruning, wildflower identification, and cider making.

Download schedule and brochure

2014 New England Tree Fruit Management Guide NOW available

The 2014 New England Tree Fruit Management Guide is NOW available to purchase HERE

New Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (Halyomorpha Halys) Page
Adult Femail BMSB

The new UMass Extension Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Resouce Center is now available.  Go to the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Introduction page to enter the site which has information on ID & Biology, Monitoring, and Management of BMSB.

New Spotted Wing Drosophila (Drosophila suzukii) page
Spotted Wing Drosophila on yellow trap

The new UMass Extension Spotted Wing Drosophila Resouce Center is now available.  Go to Spotted Wing Drosophila Introduction page to enter the site which has information on ID & Biology, Monitoring, and Management of SWD. The page will be updated regularly and will soon include mapping data from the UMass Spotted Wing Drosophila reporting network.

2013-14 New England Small Fruit Management Guide Available
2013NESFPMG

The 2013-14 New England Small Fruit Management Guide is available for immediate purchase.