Winter 2019 Extension Disease Management Workshops

Extension Plant Pathologists Lina Quesada from NC State and Chris Smart from Cornell join Extension Specialist Mary Hausbeck for a series of Phytophthora and Downy Mildew Workshops for Vegetable Growers at Michigan State University. Phytophthora blight in vegetables and other cucurbits is complicated by the fact that downy mildew may also be a problem.

  • January 23, 2019 at the Southwest Michigan Research and Education Center, Find out more »
  • January 31 at Oceana County MSU Extension, Hart,MI; Dr. Chris Smart of Cornell University joined Dr. Mary Hausbeck to share real-world management strategies for Phytophthora-infested ground.  Find out more »
  • February 14, 2019 at the Saginaw Valley Research and Extension Center in Frankenmuth, MI;  Dr. Lina Quesada-Ocampo of North Carolina State University—a national leader in research on cucurbit downy mildew-will partner with Dr. Mary Hausbeck to give an in-depth overview of the biology and control of these devastating diseases.
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