UMass Extension Products and Services


Online Credit Card purchasing has been disabled for the short term.  You may order by mail, fax or telephone. To order by mail or fax fill out one of the order forms located below (Adobe Acrobat PDF format). To place the order by phone, contact the Extension Bookstore directly at (413)545-5537 Monday thru Thursday, 9 am until 2 pm.  The Bookstore is open for walk-in customers Mon and Wednesday, 9 am - until 2 pm, and Thursday 11:30 am until 2 pm..


Click here for the standard store order form


Click here for the 2015 Order Form for Pesticide Exam Study Manuals


UMass Extension provides products and services through the units described below.

  • Books and Resources

    The Bookstore distributes publications and other items produced or used directly by UMass Extension faculty and staff as well as publications produced by the Arts Extension Service. Most of these products are available for sale with other informational material available as downloadable PDF files at no charge. Please note we cannot accept international orders except for Arts Extension Service publications. Contact the Arts Extension Service at for international orders.  Orders for multiple copies are NOT eligible for RETURN.
  • Plant Diagnostic Services

    The Plant Diagnostics Laboratory, located at 101 University Dr., Suite A-7, near the UMass Amherst campus serves farmers, horticulturists, landscape contractors, turf managers, arborists, nurseries, and others in agriculture and the green industries. It provides reliable and prompt diagnosis of plant problems for these industries. The lab also assesses ticks for Lyme disease as a service to the public.
  • Soil Testing Services

    The Soil and Plant Tissue Testing Laboratory, located on the UMass Amherst campus in the West Experiment Station, provides a broad range of soil tests to companies and residents of the Commonwealth.
  • Newsletter and Email Lists

    UMass Extension hosts several electronic mailing lists developed and maintained by our own programs and teams as well as affiliate and partnering organizations. Most newsletters and email listservs are provided free in an electronic format.
  • 4-H Youth Enrollments

    Parents can pay 4-H Youth Enrollment fees via credit card
  • Webinars

    Webinars provide the opportunity for self paced learning on a variety of topics. Access fees vary.