Resources for Vegetable Producers from Cornell Cooperative Extension

How to Take a Photo for Crop Diagnostics With the current push to work remotely, using pictures to quickly address production questions has a lot of appeal and utility but the images must be of high quality. Continue Reading Cornell Commercial Vegetable Guidelines Available The 2020 Cornell Integrated Crop and Pest Management Guidelines for Commercial […]

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Great Lakes Vegetable Working Group

Our guest is Meg McGrath, the Mildew Maven of Cornell. She will be joining us this week to talk all about powdery mildew in vine crops! Meg has spent a career learning how pathogens survive between crops, investigating factors that favor disease development, evaluating fungicides and resistant varieties, developing scouting protocols and action thresholds for timing the initiation of fungicide applications after disease detection.

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New photo gallery: Gummy stem blight and black rot of cucurbit crops

Cornell University’s Long Island Horticultural Research and Extension Center added a new photo gallery of Gummy stem blight and black rot of cucurbits. Frequent rain and overhead irrigation done when foliage won’t dry promptly (such as when irrigation ends after sunset) promote disease development. Infection occurs when warm (64-82 C), with 75-77 being optimal. Continue […]

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