NC State Extension Horticultural Science Vegetable specialist, Jonathan Schultheis, and Research Associate Keith Starke conduct annual variety trials on a variety of cucurbits. An objective of the NC State extension cucurbit evaluations is to identify adapted cultivars that NC growers can grow profitably. Visit the Cucurbit Variety Trials page to view all of the cucurbit reports. The 2018 Zucchini Squash Cultigen Evaluations are now available. Download a PDF copy of the 2018 Zucchini Squash Cultigen Evaluations Booklet.