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When was the last time you took a close look at the apple tree in your back yard? If the answer is “Erm….” then you may want to jot that down on the “to do soon” list. 965 more words

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A Note on Powdery Mildew and Disease Management

“Powdery Mildew on Lilacs” continues to be one of the most read articles on Gardening in the Mud. However, anyone located in Zones 5 and 6 hoping to treat powdery mildew at this time of year has only one control option available–and even that control will only help contain spread of the disease for  342 more words

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Field Diagnosis of Key Diseases & Insect Pests in Vegetables

This course will take place at the Madren Conference Center and Clemson University Organic Farm Clemson, SC, September 11, 2014, 9am – 4:30pm.

This one-day course will focus on field diagnosis of key diseases and insect pests affecting vegetable crops in South Carolina and the region. 471 more words


Grower alert: Frogeye leaf spot now in Alabama soybeans

In Southeast Farm Press

by Paul Hollis

Frogeye leaf spot (FLS) has been observed in numerous fields in central and north Alabama in recent days, according to Ed Sikora, Auburn University Extension plant pathologist. 385 more words


Summer is hard on the lawn

QUESTION: Our lawn has looked great all summer – until now! The grass is turning brown in patches, even though I water it regularly. What’s wrong? 259 more words

Plant Diseases

So Long, Zucchini Bread

My hopes and dreams for zucchini bread, zucchini relish and yummy stir fry after stir fry were dashed when I noticed the ends of the zucchini in the garden were soft and mushy. 200 more words


Fungicides, rotation and diversity keep peanut disease in check

From Delta Farm Press

Rainfall is a blessing most of the time for dryland peanut farmers along the Mississippi Gulf Coast, but it can also be a curse for fighting peanut diseases. 276 more words