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Vegetable pests: leafhoppers and caterpillars

by Becky Sideman, Vegetable & Berry Specialist

We’re seeing potato leafhoppers throughout much of NH now (last week of June, 2017), and it’s time to scout your fields. 121 more words


Late blight alert - June 28

Late blight has been confirmed on tomatoes in Chatham-Kent.

Recent weather has been conducive to the development and spread of late blight.  Commercial growers should scout often and ensure they are using fungicides with good late blight activity in their fungicide program.   685 more words

Pest Management

Cucurbit Downy Mildew Report for the Week of June 26th, 2017

Elaine Roddy, OMAFRA and Cheryl Trueman, University of Guelph – Ridgetown Campus

There have been numerous new reports of cucurbit downy mildew in the Southern US last week.   191 more words

Pest Management

Pesky Pests Running Among Us

 Gypsy moth larvae are donning their yellow heads…..which means they are no longer susceptible to the biocontrol Bacillus thuringiensis (B.t./Dipel/Foray).  Success naturalyte insecticide can be used to 1,408 more words

Jen Llewellyn

SWD caught in NH

by Alan Eaton, George Hamilton, and Linda Kuhnhardt; UNH Cooperative Extension

We captured our first spotted wing drosophila (SWD) on June 22, 2017 in Hillsborough County.  47 more words

Scouting for onion thrips

Onion thrips (Thrips tabaci) feed on more than just onions; they also feed on cabbage, leaf lettuce, a variety of other vegetables and fruits, field crops, and many weed species. 845 more words

Pest Management

Berry Bulletin June 22, 2017

June 22, 2017

Crop development: June bearing harvest continues and pick-your-own is in full swing in many parts of Ontario. Raspberries and blueberries are ripening and harvest should begin in a couple weeks. 448 more words

Insects And Diseases