UMass Extension Vegetable Program

Vegetable Notes

Vegetable Notes: Vol. 26, No. 18 August, 2014

In This Issue:

Crop Conditions
Pest Alerts
Onions: Harvest and Curing Tips
Identifying Potato Tuber Diseases
Yellow Shoulder and Internal White Tissue in Tomatoes
Harmonized GAP and Commonwealth Quality Program Certification at The UMass Agronomy and Vegetable Farm
Upcoming Events

Vegetable Notes: Vol. 26, No. 17 August, 2014

In This Issue:
Crop Conditions
Pest Alerts
Bacterial Canker of Tomato: A Highly
Destructive Disease
Late Summer Cover Crops
Leaf Curl (Anthracnose): A New Disease
of Celery
Irregular Growth in Vegetables Grown
Under Plasticulture
Upcoming Events

Vegetable Notes: Vol. 26, No. 16 July, 2014

In This Issue:
Crop Conditions
Pest Alerts
Identifying Beneficial Insects
Pepper Disease Control
Culling Garlic: Don’t Plant or Store Infected Bulbs
UMass Amherst Urban Agriculture and Nutrition Program
Upcoming Events

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