UMass Extension Vegetable Program

Vegetable Notes

Vegetable Notes: Vol. 26, No. 15 July, 2014

In This Issue:

Crop Conditions
Pest Alerts
Late Blight is Here, Now What?
Finishing the Onion Crop
Food Safety - Wash Water Sanitizers
Upcoming Events

Vegetable Notes: Vol. 26, No. 14 July, 2014

In This Issue:
Crop Conditions
Using Copper Fungicides
Peppers: Watch for Pepper Maggot Fly
& European Corn Borer
Proposed Agricultural Worker Protection
Standard Change
Upcoming Events

Vegetable Notes: Vol. 26, No. 13 July, 2014

In This Issue:

Crop Conditions
Pest Alerts
Garlic Harvest, Curing and Storage
Bacterial Diseases of Tomato
Sap Beetles in Sweet Corn
Caterpillars in Brassica Crops Part II
Upcoming Events

Vegetable Notes: Vol. 26, No. 12 July, 2014

In This Issue:
Crop Conditions
Managing Heat Related Disorders in Brassicas
Caterpillars in Brassica Crops
Scarab Beetles are Active
Leafy Greens Washing – Affordable Practices for Reducing Contamination Risks
The ‘Other Blights’ of Tomato
Upcoming Events

Vegetable Notes: Vol. 26, No. 11 June, 2014

In This Issue:
Crop Conditions
Pest Alerts
Low pH in Plastic Mulched Beds, Manganese Toxicity in Cantaloupes
Submitting Samples to the UMass Plant Problem Diagnostics Lab
Cucurbit Viruses and Transmission
Squash Vine Borer
Squash Bugs
Upcoming Events

Vegetable Notes: Vol. 26, No. 10 June, 2014

In This Issue:
Crop Conditions
Protecting Honeybees and Native Pollinators
Postemergence Yellow Nutsedge Control
Downy Mildew in Basil
Garlic Update
Food Safety - Hygiene and Hand Washing on the Farm
Upcoming Events

Vegetable Notes: Vol. 26, No. 9 June, 2014

In This Issue:

Crop Conditions
Pest Alerts
Onion Thrips
Cercospora Leaf Spot of Swiss Chard, Beets and Spinach
Watch for Potato Leafhopper in Potato, Eggplant, Beans
Forecasting Tools for LB Management: A New Resource for MA Growers
Upcoming Events

Vegetable Notes: Vol. 26, No. 8 June, 2014

In This Issue:
Crop Conditions
Pest Alerts
Worker Protection Standards Apply to All Farm Workers
Disinfecting Used Tomato Stakes
Measuring Insecticide or Fungicide for Backpack Sprayers
Colorado Potato Beetles On the Move
Upcoming Events

Vegetable Notes: Vol. 26, No. 7 May, 2014

In This Issue:
Crop Conditions
Pest Alerts
Early summer cover crops
Pheromones and Pest monitoring
Striped Cucumber Beetle: Focus on
Early Control
Flea Beetles are Active in Brassicas
Upcoming Events

Vegetable Notes: Vol. 26, No. 6 May, 2014

In This Issue:
Crop Conditions
Pest Alerts
Preparing for Phytophthora capsici 
Leafminer on Spinach 
Summer Nitrogen Management
Fungicide Resistance Management for Cucurbit Diseases
Events & Classes