Indiana Pumpkin Growers Spring meeting is cancelled at Beck’s location. It will be conducted via Google Zoom video conference on Saturday 03-21-2020 10:00 am. Click on this link to join our meeting: https://zoom.us/j/367048530
Crops: Orange Flesh Melon, Pumpkin, Watermelon, and Zucchini squash
The Schultheis Vegetable Production Lab in the Department of Horticultural Science at NC State University cooperates with extension researchers to evaluate pumpkin cultivars for yield and quality. Seed company representatives joined the Extension researchers in the field for the early September pumpkin harvest.
You are in the final stretch of the pumpkin season in Michigan. Vines are dying down and cutting has begun. It is at this point you discover just how well your growing season management practices paid off. Continue Reading
Crops: Orange Flesh Melon, Pumpkin, Watermelon, and Zucchini Squash
New York state’s pumpkin crop is early this year due to ideal growing conditions in the state. Read More
Pumpkin management in the final stretch The evidence of proper management shows up now. Some issues can still be addressed, but others required attention months ago. Poor control of Powdery Mildew will result in defoliation, sunburned fruit and weak, brown handles. There is limited effectiveness with rescue sprays for powdery. Fruit rots are triggered in some fields […]
East Michigan vegetable update – July 25, 2018 Pumpkins and winter squash are setting fruit and sizing quickly. Powdery mildew is just starting to show up, and some fields are looking a little baked from the weeks of hot, dry weather. Cantaloupe and watermelon are hitting stands in force. Quality is very good, but fruit size is smaller on unirrigated ground. […]