November meetings and events for cucurbit producers and scientists

Upcoming presentations from the CucCAP Plant Breeders and Extension Specialists Commodity and scientific meetings for cucurbit crop researchers and producers are on the calendar for Fall of 2017. The Pickle Packer’s International Product Showcase starts the fall lineup on October 30. The Texas watermelon Association’s 52nd annual convention is on November 9. The Southeast Vegetable & […]

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Pumpkin crop in good shape in Illinois – Vegetable Growers News

Despite a scare in mid-August, the 2017 Illinois pumpkin crop is looking good. In fact, one expert says, “Don’t hesitate to carve more than one this year. There are plenty of pumpkins for everyone.” Mohammad Babadoost, plant pathologist and pumpkin expert in the Department of Crop Sciences at the University of Illinois, was not as […]

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Marrone receives EPA approval for novel biofungicide – Vegetable Growers News

Field studies showed efficacy against downy mildew, Botrytis bunch rot and black rot on grapes, downy mildew on cucurbits, pink rot, white mold and late blight on potatoes, cercospora leaf spot on sugar beets, fusarium of tomato and celery, and white mold on soybean, sunflower, beans, lettuce and canola, and soil applications on potatoes for […]

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