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Late blight spores detected in Dufferin and Simcoe counties - 2

The Ontario Potato Board reports that for the second time this season, late blight spores have been detected in their spore traps in the Shelburne and Alliston areas. 151 more words

Pest Management

Braintree Museum: Freezing Textiles

The Braintree Museum and The Warner Textile Archive are responsible for over 60,000 textile samples, as well other objects. Like many small museums today they do not have a conservation department, and rely heavily on volunteers. 464 more words


Ilex VS Woolly Aphids

Woolly aphids sure sound cute… Until you notice a flock of them has landed on your favorite plant, like this echinacea.

These guys are the size of a pencil lead, fluffy white and travel in large groups. 431 more words


Back to School Webinar by EPA

It’s that time of year again and everyone can relate to the annual school supply checklist and the hours spent preparing for the upcoming school year. 218 more words


Fall armyworm alert: sweet corn

Our vegetable insect trapping network (largely funded by a NHDAMF grant) has detected a significant Fall Armyworm (FAW) flight July 22nd to 25th. They strongly prefer young (whorl stage) corn for egg laying, so growers may wish to watch whorl stage corn for symptoms Aug 2nd to 12th. 82 more words


And just like that it's August

What happened to July? The last I knew I collapsed in a breathless heap after stitching my little fingers off (figuratively!) for Indie Pattern month in June to meet all of my deadlines for the contests on TMS as well as a submission to a knitting magazine . 874 more words