A valuable resource available to cucurbit growers is the Cucurbit Downy Mildew ipmPIPE Pest Information Platform for Extension and Education. The CDM ipmPipe is hosted at NC State University. The 2021 forecasting season began on March 17 with the first report of CDM reported in Florida on 3-1-2021. View an interactive US map with current Cucurbit Downy mildew confirmations. View recents cucurbit downy mildew forecasts, regional weather for current cucurbit growing areas, and an outlook for epidemic spread.
Epidemic Update – 17 March: First report from the United States. CDM has been confirmed in Collier County, FL.