News & Events

  • Mon, 11/19/2018

    UNH Agricultural Research Boosts New England’s Thanksgiving Bounty

    As New Englanders prepare to gather with family and friends this week, their Thanksgiving table may be filled with an abundant supply of delicious, locally and regionally grown foods due to extensive agricultural research conducted by the NH Agricultural Experiment Station at the University of New Hampshire.
  • Mon, 11/12/2018

    Pest and Nutrient Management in Caterpillar Tunnels

    New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station researcher Dr. Becky Sideman is studying tomato growth in caterpillar tunnels at the UNH Woodman Horticultural Research Farm. One aspect of her work is looking at potassium fertilizers. Potassium affects fruit flavor and ripening and can help maximize the quality and yield of tomatoes growing in high tunnel systems. Dr. Sideman is also looking at biological pest control.
  • Mon, 11/05/2018

    Pay-As-You-Throw Trash Policy Cuts Solid Waste Disposal

    Towns that have implemented pay-as-you-throw and other user fee-based pricing policies to reduce municipal solid waste have seen a substantial reduction in trash disposal rates, some by more than 50 percent, according to new research from the New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station at the University of New Hampshire.
  • Mon, 10/29/2018

    A Treat, Not a Trick: UNH Brewing Kiwiberry Beer

    Area residents soon will enjoy a tasty sour fall beer made of kiwiberries that was brewed at the University of New Hampshire thanks to a new partnership between researchers with the NH Agricultural Experiment Station and the university’s new brewing science program.
  • Mon, 10/29/2018

    Fosters: UNH brewing science program launches kiwiberry beer

    Area residents soon will enjoy a sour fall beer made of kiwiberries that was brewed at the University of New Hampshire thanks to a new partnership between researchers with the NH Agricultural Experiment Station and the university’s new brewing science program.
  • Mon, 10/29/2018

    Concord Monitor: For those of us who grew up on Blatz, kiwiberry beer is hard to fathom

    Area residents soon will enjoy a sour fall beer made of kiwiberries that was brewed at the University of New Hampshire thanks to a new partnership between researchers with the NH Agricultural Experiment Station and the university’s new brewing science program.
  • Mon, 10/22/2018

    Kiwiberries and Climate Smart Diversification

    Dr. Iago Hale’s kiwiberry trials at the University of New Hampshire  Woodman Horticultural Research Farm, a facility of the NH Agricultural Experiment Station, aim to uncover which varieties can best withstand the stresses of a changing climate. Using this knowledge, regional growers can move forward with a new marketable crop that’s both hardy and delicious.
  • Tue, 10/16/2018

    UNH Opens Aquaponic Greenhouse Facility to Support Sustainable Agriculture

    In an effort to support sustainable agriculture, the New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station at the University of New Hampshire has opened a new aquaponic greenhouse facility that aims to provide a model for integrating land-based aquaculture systems with hydroponic plant production that can be used locally and regionally to increase sustainable food production.
  • Tue, 10/09/2018

    Leave Your Field Boots at Home: Learn About Our Research ‘As If You Were There’

    Field visits are a powerful teacher if you want to see a practice in action before adopting it for your land or recommending it to others. Now you can leave your field boots behind and experience of one of the University of New Hampshire’s research farms virtually “As If You Were There.”
  • Tue, 10/02/2018

    Long-Time UNH Researcher, Lab Honored with EPA Environmental Merit Award

    A long-time New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station researcher and members of his laboratory recently were recognized by the Environmental Protection Agency for their significant contributions and collaborative efforts to address cyanobacteria issues in New England for more than three decades.
  • Tue, 10/02/2018

    Fosters: Long-time UNH researcher, lab honored by EPA

     A long-time New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station researcher and members of his laboratory recently were recognized by the Environmental Protection Agency for their significant contributions and collaborative efforts to address issues with harmful algal blooms from cyanobacteria in New England for more than three decades.
  • Mon, 09/24/2018

    Variety Trials at UNH: Supporting Sustainable Agriculture in New Hampshire

    Every year, researchers with the NH Agricultural Experiment Station conduct variety trials. Learn more about why.
  • Thu, 09/20/2018

    Boston Globe: Fall foliage forecast in New England looking good, researcher says

    Heidi Asbjornsen, an associate professor of ecosystem ecology at the University of New Hampshire, said she’s optimistic about a favorable fall foliage season, given the weather conditions of the current growing season and the meteorological predictions for the time leading up to the fall.
  • Mon, 09/17/2018

    UNH Scientist Optimistic for Favorable Fall Foliage Season

    If past banner leaf peeping seasons are an indication of future years’ color, this year could be a favorable year for New England’s fall foliage season, according to a scientist with the New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station.
  • Mon, 09/10/2018

    UNH Hosts ‘Under the Vines’ Field Day Sept. 26

    Those interested in the commercial production of kiwiberries, seedless table grapes, and fall-bearing strawberries are invited to the 3rd annual “Under the Vines” Field Day from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018. The event will be held at the University of New Hampshire Woodman Horticultural Research Farm, a facility of the New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station. It is free and open to the public.
  • Mon, 09/10/2018

    Fosters: UNH hosting ‘Under the Vines’ field day to share research

    Those interested in the commercial production of kiwiberries, seedless table grapes, and fall-bearing strawberries are invited to the 3rd annual “Under the Vines” Field Day from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26. The event will be held at the University of New Hampshire Woodman Horticultural Research Farm, a facility of the New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station. It is free and open to the public.
  • Wed, 09/05/2018

    USDA: UNH Recommendations Seek to Help Farmers Curb Agricultural Nitrogen Losses

    Midwest farmers experiencing more erratic rainfall and prolonged dry periods that have devastated crops now have new guidelines to help them manage the effects of climate variability. Researchers with the New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station at the University of New Hampshire have created a portfolio of strategic recommendations to guide future agricultural research, policy, and management specifically for the nation’s breadbasket, which are presented in the journal Nature Sustainability.
  • Mon, 08/20/2018

    New Guidelines Provide Farmers in Nation’s Breadbasket a Roadmap in Changing World

    Midwest farmers experiencing more erratic rainfall and prolonged dry periods that have devastated crops now have new guidelines to help them manage the effects of climate variability. Researchers with the New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station at the University of New Hampshire have created a portfolio of strategic recommendations to guide future agricultural research, policy, and management specifically for the nation’s breadbasket.
  • Mon, 08/20/2018

    Union Leader: Research highlights 'baby ginger' at UNH

    For the relatively new crop known as “baby ginger,” delaying the harvest date increases yields in New Hampshire, according to preliminary research from the New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station at the University of New Hampshire. 
  • Mon, 08/20/2018

    Foster's: Durham Farm Day gives visitors a taste of country living

    The 6th annual Durham Farm Day on Saturday gave people from all walks of life an up-close look at what life is really like on the farm, and why sustaining agricultural aspects of daily living is so important.
  • Mon, 08/13/2018

    Early-Season Heating Shows Promise Boosting Ginger Harvest

    For the relatively new crop known as “baby ginger,” delaying the harvest date increases yields in New Hampshire, according to preliminary research from the New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station at the University of New Hampshire. 
  • Mon, 08/13/2018

    Morning Ag Clips: Early-season heat may boost ginger harvest

    For the relatively new crop known as “baby ginger,” delaying the harvest date increases yields in New Hampshire, according to preliminary research from the New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station at the University of New Hampshire.
  • Tue, 08/07/2018

    Morning Ag Clips: UNH earns Quality Milk Award from Dairy One

    he Fairchild Dairy Teaching and Research Center and the Organic Dairy Research Farm, both facilities of the NH Agricultural Experiment Station at the University of New Hampshire, have been awarded a 2017 Quality Milk Award from the nationally recognized nonprofit dairy farmers cooperative Dairy One. Less than 20 percent of Dairy One’s member herds received the designation in 2017.
  • Mon, 08/06/2018

    UNH Dairies Receive 2017 Quality Milk Award from Dairy One

    The Fairchild Dairy Teaching and Research Center and the Organic Dairy Research Farm, both facilities of the NH Agricultural Experiment Station at the University of New Hampshire, have been awarded a 2017 Quality Milk Award from the nationally recognized nonprofit dairy farmers cooperative Dairy One. Less than 20 percent of Dairy One’s member herds received the designation in 2017.