Florida has at least 15 root-knot nematode species, far more than most other states. At least six species are known to be in vegetables… Continue Reading the article at VSCNews
The Hausbeck Vegetable Lab at MSU released a table of registered products to treat common greenhouse diseases on vegetables including cucumber and other cucurbits. Continue Reading
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.
This award recognizes a scientist who has made an outstanding, innovative contribution directed towards the control of plant disease within 7 years of earning their Ph.D. Read More>>
Pickling Cucumber Sessions Mary Hausbeck and Katie Goldenhar from Michigan State University, Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences presented Downy Mildew Prevention and Control. Phytophthora Sessions Charles S. Krasnow and Mary K. Hausbeck from Michigan State University, Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences presented Phytophthora capsici: Pathogen Biology and Cultural Management.
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 […]