2022 Crop Profile for Cucumber in North Carolina

CucCAP Crop and Disease Management specialists Lina Quesada-Ocampo and Jonathan Schultheis collaborated with other Cooperative Extension specialists in NC to release a new full crop profile for the NC cucumber. The profile details worker activities; production practices, counties, and facts; pests including insects, pathogens, weeds, nematodes, and mites. Each pest is outlined by name (common and scientific), importance, symptoms, chemical controls, products/brands, biological controls, physical controls, and cultural controls.

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Integrated Disease Management Team | 2021 Progress Report

CucCAP researchers and stakeholders met on October 27, 28 & 29, 2022 to present and discuss the grant’s accomplishments, ongoing research, plans and expectations. Lina Quesada-Ocampo (NC State University), Mary Hausbeck (Michigan State University), Chris Smart (Cornell University), Anthony Keinath (Clemson University), Shaker Kousik (USDA-ARS), Jonathan Schultheis (NC State University), Daniel Tregeagle (NC State University), and Mary Lorscheider (NC State University Extension communicator) reported on the Integrated Disease Management Team’s progress.

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NC Vegetable Grower’s Association Ag Expo

CucCAP scientists Lina Quesada-Ocampo and Jonathan Schultheis will present:
Disease Management and Downy Mildew, Cultivars to Consider Growing in North Carolina
Pumpkin Spacing Considerations: Effects on Yield, Size and Fruit Uniformity
Watermelon Cultivar Evaluations in Fields with Minimal or High Levels of Fusarium Wilt
Potential Fusarium Wilt Management Strategies

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2021 NC Watermelon Production Meeting – Part 2

This event is organized by N.C. Cooperative Extension Gates County Center. Moderated by Nettie Baugher, NC Cooperative Extension Commercial Horticulture Area Agent Crop Rotation Strategies for Weed Control in Watermelon, Dr. Katie Jennings, NCSU Extension Specialist Controlling Anthracnose and Fusarium in Watermelon, Dr. Lina Quesada, NCSU Extension Specialist Registration is required. Registered individuals will receive […]

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