UNH to Conduct First Cold-Hardy Hydrangea Study to Help Regional Cut Flower and Landscape Industry

New Hampshire has seen a dramatic increase in cut flower farms, underscoring the need for reliable research to support the state’s flower industry. To that end, University of New Hampshire researchers have launched the first study to evaluate plants from three cold-hardy hydrangea species for cut flower and landscape use in New Hampshire.

UNH Researcher: NH Commercial Oyster Farming Industry Gains Ground, Has Substantial Growth Potential

New Hampshire’s commercial oyster farming industry is strong and growing, with the substantial growth potential to increase production, according to a researcher with the New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station at the University of New Hampshire.

UNH Researchers Find Specialty Eggplant Varieties Grow Well in High Tunnels

In the first year, researchers evaluated seven varieties of eggplants: Angela, Aretussa, Jaylo, Michal, Nadia, Traviata, and White Star. They found only slight differences in total marketable yield between varieties, but varieties differed in percentage of marketable fruit.

Meet Your Milk at UNH Open Barn June 29

The NH Agricultural Experiment Station at the University of New Hampshire College of Life Sciences and Agriculture and the Granite State Dairy Promotion invite the public to come “meet your milk” at the UNH Open Barn Saturday, June 29, 2019. The annual statewide event, which is free and open to the public, takes place at the UNH Fairchild Dairy Teaching and Research Center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

UNH Hosts Spring Greenhouse Open House April 5-6

March 25, 2019 UNH Cooperative Extension

Come learn about home gardening, landscaping, current horticultural research, and other growing information at the University of New Hampshire Spring Greenhouse Open House at the Macfarlane Research Greenhouses Friday, April 5, and Saturday, April 6, 2019. The greenhouses will be open from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. both days.