Experience the DuPont virtual vegetable field day, with pest-control trials and industry-leading crop protection programs for Eastern vegetable crops. Source: Walk the Plots | Virtual Vegetable Field Day | DuPont USA
HM.Clause seed company led a pumpkin tour through California, showcasing the vibrant ornamental pumpkin breeds that consume October. Source: Tour Shows Ornamental Pumpkin Big Business – VSC NEWS
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 & […]
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 […]
Growers in Georgia are currently facing challenges when it comes to battling fusarium wilt and whitefly-transmitted viral diseases in their vegetable crops, such as watermelon and zucchini. Source: Cucurbit Crop Concerns for Georgia Growers – VSC 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 […]
Wet weather has put a damper on the Panhandle pumpkin harvest, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service staff. Cristen Brooks, AgriLife Extension agent in Floyd County, said producers … Source: Texas Field Reports: Pumpkin Crop Looks Good, but Delayed by Rains | AgFax
Welcome to GATS, the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service’s Global Agricultural Trade System. GATS includes international agricultural, fish, forest and textile products trade statistics dating from the inception of the Harmonized coding system in 1989 to present. Agricultural export data are available from the Global Agricultural Trade System database.