NC State Department of Horticulture Watermelon group and the University of Georgia Department of Horticulture Watermelon Breeding group made presentations at the 83rd Southern Region ASHS Watermelon Research Working Group. Watermelon Variety Trials NC State Extension Specialist Jonathan Schultheis and Research Associate Keith Starke conduct annual variety trials on Melon, Pumpkin, Squash, and Watermelon. The Vegetable […]
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, […]
The SCRI CAP Vegetable Grafting Project Team presents a monthly webinar series. The January topic was ‘Use of Vegetable Grafting for Soil-Borne Disease Management’ presented by Dr. Frank Louws at North Carolina State University. View a recording of this webinar that was presented by Dr. Frank Louws at North Carolina State University on January 31, 2019. […]
From year to year, the amount of pumpkin acres that U.S. farmers harvest changes up to 25 percent in top States, but averages since 2012 have been fairly stable to slightly declining. In 2017, farmers in the top 16 pumpkin-producing States harvested 1.5 billion pounds of pumpkins, implying about 2 billion pounds harvested altogether in […]
Sawyer On Crops: Seed Corn Maggots In Melons – This Is A Tough One – Podcast Posted on April 15, 2018 By Andrew Sawyer, Extension Coordinator, Wilcox County, Georgia Seed corn maggots have hit watermelons in some south Georgia counties and have taken out up to 30% of the plant population in some fields. This is […]
View a PDF presentation from UMass Extension Vegetable Program that was featured on the Cornell vegetable program website.
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The CucCAP research team met in East Lansing, MI on June 1 & 2, 2016. The meeting agenda included an overview of project goals, reports from the seven research teams, commodity team meetings, and views from the cucurbit and seed industries followed by workshops on core collections and germplasm management, planning for representative farms economic analysis, Gene nomenclature, Extension plans and […]