2017 Season Summary for Georgia Watermelon Growers

Georgia watermelon growers had a successful crop for the 2017 season. Samantha Kilgore, executive director of the Georgia Watermelon Association, said the season was “good all around.” She spoke with AgNet Media’s Josh McGill in October at the Produce Marketing Association’s 2017 Fresh Summit in New Orleans, Louisiana. The hurricane season did not have an […]

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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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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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