2018 Great Lakes Expo and Michigan Greenhouse Growers Expo

Midwest Pickle Association and Pickle & Pepper Research Committee for MSU Tuesday Dec. 4, 11:00 am – 4:00 pm Gallery Overlook Room G-H (upper level), Members  of  the  Midwest  Pickle  Association  and  the  Pickle  &  Pepper  Research Committee for MSU are invited to attend this special research reporting and business program.  The  program  includes  a […]

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Cucurbit Downy Mildew Forecast and Epidemic History | ipmPIPE

Downy Mildew Epidemic Updates 1 August: Lagrange County, IN on Cucumber; Suffolk, VA on Butternut squash. 31 July: First reports from TN and MI; new reports from PA and NJ. CDM had been confirmed in Knox County, TN; Berrien County, MI; Lancaster County, PA; and Hunterdon County, NJ. on cucumber; Cumberland County, NJ: on jack-o-lantern type Pumpkin. […]

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July 2018 Extension Cucurbit news from MSU

East Michigan vegetable update – June 27, 2018 Zucchini and yellow squash are being picked. Cucumber beetle pressure has been low. Squash vine borers have been laying eggs in zucchini and pumpkins. Pickling cucumber plantings are continuing. Downy mildew has not been confirmed in the Midwest yet, but I would be surprised if it does not show up in Mid-Atlantic states and the […]

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June 20 Vegetable Crop Update | MSU

Southwest Michigan vegetable update – June 20, 2018 Harvest has begun from direct-seeded zucchini and yellow squash. Harvest has also begun for low tunnel-grown cucumbers. Low tunnels do not have the desired effect this year. Their biggest advantage is during sunny, cool weather, and we have experienced a lot of cloudy, cool weather. The hot temperatures over Memorial Day weekend […]

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May 23, 2018 Michigan Vegetable Updates | MSU

West central Michigan vegetable update For cucurbits, if you are worried about Phytophthora capsici causing damping off and stand loss, remember that the FarMore FI400 seed treatment includes the fungicide Apron, which has the same active ingredient (mefenoxam) as Ridomil. Note, some areas of Michigan with a history of mefenoxam use may have mefenoxam insensitive Phytophthora capsici. As the […]

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