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Rhode Island local county extension offices
Your extension agent from the Cooperative Extension office can help answer your garden and farming questions and they're
free! Just click on the area below closest to you! The Cooperative Extension System is a nationwide, non-credit educational network. These offices are
staffed by one or more experts who provide useful, practical, and research-based information to agricultural producers, small business owners, youth,
consumers, and others in rural areas and communities of all sizes.
Email: [email protected]. Kathleen M. Mallon Center, 3 East Alumni Avenue, Kingston RI 02881
See this page for the Rhode Island extension services list of contacts and specialties
Free vegetable, flower and herb seed packets are available for schools, community and youth groups, 4-H clubs, community gardens, Boy Scout and Girl
Scout troops, and individuals, while supplies last in January each year. This program is made possible annually through the generous donation of
expired seeds by Ocean State Job Lot.
The URI Gardening and Environmental Hotline identifies plants or insects in your garden, and will provide you with horticultural information.
The URI Plant Protection Clinic identifies insect problems on plants and in the home, and will diagnose plant diseases.
Ask a URI Master Gardener at informational kiosks set up at large events and host sites throughout Rhode Island.
Trained URI Master Gardener volunteers present workshops on a variety of topics related to environmentally-sound horticulture. Presentations are
available for host organizations in Rhode Island and bordering towns in Massachusetts and Connecticut.
URI Master Gardener volunteers conduct soil tests to help determine soil pH level and predominant soil texture, while also providing recommendations
for gradual correction of your soil problems. This service is available at various locations around the state, or by submitting a "Request Soil pH
Testing for your event" form.
The TickEncounter Resource Center helps educate and promote the most up-to-date, effective, tick-bite prevention techniques.
Providing The Most Current Science-Based Information In Sustainable And Profitable Aquacultural Crop Production Practices To Growers Through Site
Visits, Periodic Publications, Workshops And More..
The Vegetable and Fruit Production program addresses the needs of all commercial growers in Rhode Island and surrounding communities. Whether your
operation is one quarter acre or 400 acres, URI can provide the most current information in sustainable and profitable crop production practices.
A variety of information and publications available for everyone from consumers to food service employees.
Landscape IPM and biological control implementation in communities; IPM implementation in specialty crops; IPM support for pest diagnostic
Education on sustainable horticulture topics to volunteer educators; volunteer community projects throughout RI.
Integrated small ruminant parasite control topics to farmers, veterinarians and Extension colleagues throughout Northeast.
Year-round program on pesticide applicator training and testing for private and commercial pesticide applicators (regulatory requirement) in
cooperation with RI DEM.
URI Plant Protection Clinic diagnoses plant disease and insect problems for all plant owners, landscapers, and commercial growers in RI.