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Orchard, Cold Spring

The Cold Spring Orchard Horticultural Research Center conducts tree & small fruit research. It is the premier pomology facility in New England. The Orchard studies ways to grow more tree fruit in less space, compare the ability of varieties of fruit to resist disease and insects, and search for ways to reduce the amount of potentially hazardous chemicals used in growing fruit

Contact: 

Duane Greene, Director

E-Mail: 

Location: 

391 Sabin Street, Belchertown, MA 01007

Resources: 

215-acre research orchard

Availability: 

Private

Research: 

Natural Resources and the Environment
Plant Soil and Insect Sciences
Shared Resource