Community Resource Guide


Technical assistance and diagnostic services.

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4-H Teen Conference

A Summer Learning Experience for Youths Ages 14 through Grade 12

Offered through UNH Cooperative Extension, the statewide 4-H Teen Conference is for students ages 14 through Grade 12. Teens from across the state participate in four days packed with activities including half day and full day workshops on a multitude of topics and interests. Community service projects are included, as are opportunities for leadership development.

» 4-H

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Agriculture, Food & the Environment

A one-week, overnight program for high school students ages 15-17. The program will introduce students to the exciting world of agriculture science. Explorations will include the impacts of agriculture on the environment along with the many ways UNH researchers are working to lessen these impacts. Students will also learn how UNH is working to become a truly sustainable university. Themes will include local food and nutrition, and camp culminates with a meal prepared by students using fresh local ingredients. Participants will gain a heightened understanding of where their food comes from and the many structures in place which enable food to arrive to consumers’ plates.

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Cooperative Extension

Putting Knowledge and Research to Work in Our Local Communities

Ten county outreach offices provide information on agriculture, forestry and wildlife, family development, 4-H youth development, food and nutrition, environmental management, and community development.

» UNH Cooperative Extension

Phone: (603) 749-4445
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Fruit Pest Update Line

Advises Local Gardeners and Produce Growers

A free phone line that plays a 3 to 4 minute message about the current situation with fruit pests. This service is updated every Tuesday and operates March 30th to Sept 10th, and runs continuously, 24/7.

» UNH Cooperative Extension

Phone: (603) 862-3763
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Greenhouse Complex

Lectures and the Spring Tour Inspire Plant Lovers

Tour the Greenhouse Complex, including the Plant Conservatory, home to exotic tropical plants. A plant lover's paradise.

» UNH Greenhouse Complex

Phone: (603) 862-2061
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Integrated Pest Management Program

Advises Local Gardeners and Produce Growers

Pest management techniques and resources.

» UNH Cooperative Extension

Phone: (603) 862-3763
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New Hampshire Farm to School

Promotes a community-based, community-supported school food community

Initiatives include agriculture, health and nutrition, K-12 connections to local farms, curriculum

» New Hampshire Farm to School

Phone: 603-862-2542
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Plant Diagnostic Lab/Plant Health Program

Offering Advice to Growers

Offers diagnostic services to any plant grower, including landscapers, golf course superintendents, arborists, home gardeners and commercial nurseries, greenhouse operators, and others.

» UNH Cooperative Extension

Phone: (603) 862-3841
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Thompson School Horticulture Facility

Gardening Information and Plant Sales

Plants for sale are grown by the Thompson School Horticulture students and include spring bulbs, Easter Lilies, annuals, vegetable seedlings, fall Chrysanthemums, and Poinsettias.

» Thompson School Greenhouse

Phone: (603) 862-1074
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UNH Soil Testing

Low-Cost Soil Testing and Analysis

Includes lime and fertilizer recommendations for gardens, lawns, or crops. Most results will be available in 3 weeks.

» UNH Cooperative Extension

Phone: (603) 862-3200
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Woodman Farm

Displays Experimental Gardening Techniques

Provides visitors with a view of innovative growing techniques and a wide variety of vegetables, fruits, and flowers during the summer months.

» UNH Horticulture Farm

Phone: (603) 868-2345
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