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Recommendations for managing weeds, pests and diseases in vegetables like corn, tomatoes, potatoes, onions, asparagus, squash and peppers. Tips on dealing with worms, maggots, leafminers, beetles and mites, and scouting pests with your smartphone.
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Cucurbit School
Cucurbit School - Workshops Workshops

Cucurbit School

02/28/2020

乐动体育注册Carlisle, PA

$85.00
Commercial cucurbit growers of all experience levels should join us for this information workshop to learn about current research. More
Beginning Vegetable Farmer Workshops: Plant Disease Management
Beginning Vegetable Farmer Workshops: Plant Disease Management - Workshops Workshops
$10.00
Beginning vegetable farmers will learn science-based information and how to become successful. More
Private Pesticide Applicator Short Course in Spanish
Private Pesticide Applicator Short Course in Spanish - Workshops Workshops
Penn State Extension is partnering with the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture (PDA) to provide pre-exam private pesticide applicator training in Spanish. More
Allium leafminer pupae. Photo: L. Donoval
The Time for Allium Leafminer Management is Now - News News
The allium leafminer is a fly that infests plants in the Allium genus, including leeks, onion, garlic, chive, shallot, and green onion. More
Photo: Emelie Swackhamer, Penn State
Spotted Lanternfly Management and Pesticide Safety - Articles Articles
Lycorma delicatula, commonly known as the spotted lanternfly (SLF), is an invasive insect pest present in Pennsylvania and some other eastern states. SLF threatens grape production, tree health and it is a nuisance in landscapes. More
Photo: Andrew Frankenfield, Penn State
PestWatch Report for September 12, 2019 - News News
Corn earworm captures continued the pattern of low counts to the southwest, but high counts in other parts of the state. More
Marginal necrosis characteristic of bacterial canker on tomato. Photo credit: Tianna DuPont, former Penn State Extension educator
Pennsylvania Vegetable Disease Update for September 11, 2019 - News News
During pumpkin harvest, be on the lookout for small white bumps on the surface of the fruit some of which may have expanded into a larger, sunken lesions or even a total collapse of the fruit. More
Severe scarring of cucumbers from striped cucumber beetle feeding. Photo: Brandon Lingbeek, Penn State
Current Issues: PA Vegetable and Berry Production September 11, 2019 - News News
The season is continuing to wind down and despite the variable weather conditions during the season, harvest is going well with good pumpkin crops being reports in several parts of the state. More
Corn earworm trap in Montgomery County, PA. Photo: Andrew Frankenfield, Penn State
PestWatch Report for September 4, 2019 - News News
Corn earworm captures continued to be high in most locations, although southwestern sites stayed low. More
Basil downy mildew. Photo: Beth Gugino, Penn State
Pennsylvania Vegetable Disease Update for September 4, 2019 - News News
This week's report covers basil downy mildew, late blight reported in Blair County, and the status of cucurbit down mildew in Pennsylvania. More
Corn earworm larvae. Photo: H. Fescemeyer
PestWatch Report for August 28, 2019 - News News
Corn earworm captures continued to spike in most locations, although a few sites to the southwest remained low. More
Concentric ringspot characteristic of Alternaria leaf spot on brassicas. Photo: Beth Gugino, Penn State
Current Issues: PA Vegetable and Berry Production August 28, 2019 - News News
The season is slowly starting to wind down with many growers focused on the harvest. Many of the common pests and diseases such as powdery mildew and cucumber beetles are being observed in production fields. More
Pennsylvania Vegetable Disease Update for August 27, 2019
Pennsylvania Vegetable Disease Update for August 27, 2019 - News News
Alternaria leaf spot on fall-planted brassica crops, additional tomato late blight reports, and cucurbit downy mildew are concerns this week. More
Fall armyworm larva are marked with a distinct inverted "Y" on the front of the head. Photo: Phil Sloderbeck, Kansas State University, Bugwood.org
PestWatch Report for August 21, 2019 - News News
Corn earworm captures are starting to spike in central and southeastern PA, while sites to the southwest remained low. More
Pennsylvania Vegetable Disease Update for August 21, 2019
Pennsylvania Vegetable Disease Update for August 21, 2019 - News News
Weather conditions have favored the continued spread of cucurbit downy mildew locally around known sources and hosts which include jack-o-lantern pumpkin, winter squash/processing pumpkin, cucumber, and cantaloupe. More
Late blight sporulating on the upper surface of a tomato leaf however, porulation is most common on the lower leaf surface. Photo: Beth K. Gugino, Penn State
Pennsylvania Vegetable Disease Update for August 16, 2019 - News News
Over the past few days, there has been an increasing number of confirmed reports and suspected outbreaks of late blight. More
Symptoms of bacterial wilt later in the season resulting from 2nd generation cucumber beetle transmission of the pathogen. Photo: Beth Gugino, Penn State
Current Issues: PA Vegetable and Berry Production August 13, 2019 - News News
Weather conditions have been variable across the state leading to issues with rain checking and radial cracking in tomatoes as well as blossom end rot in pepper. More
Downy mildew look-alike: Pumpkin pollen colonized with saprophytic fungi giving it a dark fuzzy appearance. Photo: Beth K. Gugino, Penn State
Pennsylvania Vegetable Disease Update for August 14, 2019 - News News
Within the past couple of days, late blight resulting from natural inoculum was confirmed on both tomato and potatoes being grown at the Russell E. Larson Agricultural Research Center at Rock Springs in Centre County. More
Free Meetings to Get Spotted Lanternfly Permits
Free Meetings to Get Spotted Lanternfly Permits - News News
For anyone who wishes to attend a face-to-face meeting to obtain a spotted lanternfly permit, 31 sessions have been scheduled by PDA across the quarantined area. More
Source: CDM ipmPIPE website.
Pennsylvania Vegetable Disease Updates for August 7, 2019 - News News
There are no new reports of late blight on either tomato or potato. Basil downy mildew was confirmed in a small planting in Centre County, PA. More
Sap beetle larvae in ear of corn. Photo: E. Oberholtzer (left), T. Ford (right)
PestWatch Report for August 7, 2019 - News News
Corn earworm captures stayed high in the southeast but moderated elsewhere. More
Symptoms of downy mildew on pumpkin. Photo: Beth K. Gugino, Penn State
Vegetable Disease Alert for August 2, 2019: Downy Mildew - News News
Downy mildew was confirmed in a pumpkin field August 1 in northern Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. More
Stippling and webbing associated with a severe two-spotted spider mite infestation on tomato. Photo: Beth Gugino, Penn State
Current Issues: PA Vegetable and Berry Production July 31, 2019 - News News
Except for a few locations, conditions across much of the state have been hot and in general, drier. More
Pennsylvania Vegetable Disease Update for July 31, 2019
Pennsylvania Vegetable Disease Update for July 31, 2019 - News News
Common diseases being observed in Pennsylvania vegetable fields include early blight and Septoria leaf spot on tomato as well as several reports of bacterial canker. More
Pennsylvania Vegetable Disease Update for July 24, 2019
Pennsylvania Vegetable Disease Update for July 24, 2019 - News News
Within the past week cucurbit downy mildew was confirmed on butternut squash in southern New Jersey. This is in addition to the previous report on cucumber earlier this month. More
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