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Vegetable Notes 2016 Vol. 28:1
In This Issue:

Crop Conditions
Organic Nutrition Project for Vegetable
Transplants and Herbs
Choosing the Right Market Channel
NEWS:
Vegetable Program Survey
Deadline to Obtain Disaster Coverage for
Spring-Seeded Crops is March 15th
USDA conservation programs announced
for 2016
Massachusetts Honey Bee Hive Survey
Do you grow basil?
EVENTS
Sponsors

Vegetable Notes 2015 Vol. 27:24
In This Issue:

Crop Conditions
Growing Mustard as a Biofumigant Cover Crop
Taking Steps to Protect Your Seed
FSMA Produce Safety Rule Finalized
2016-17 NE Vegetable Management Guide Available Now!
Events
Sponsors

Vegetable Notes 2015 Vol. 27:23
In This Issue:

Crop Conditions
Compost Analysis and Interpretation
Searching out Winter Greens Pests  
FSMA Update: Preventive Controls Rule - Farm Definition & Exemptions
NE-SARE Farmer Grants Due Nov 12
USDA GroupGAP offered in 2016
USDA Web Tool for Beginning Farmers
Events
Sponsors

Vegetable Notes 2015 Vol. 27:22
In This Issue:

Crop Conditions
Identifying Diseases of Carrots
Potato Storage
Greenhouse Clean-up and Biocontrol
Revised EPA Worker Protection Standards
Regulatory Review Listening Sessions
Grants for Farmers
Events
Sponsors

Vegetable Notes 2015 Vol. 27:21
In This Issue:

Crop Conditions
Using Low Tunnels for Overwintering Crops
Hawaiian Beet Webworm: A New Pest of Beets, Chard, and Spinach
Harvesting and Curing Potatoes
UVM Video Series on Packshed Design
Grants for Farmers
Events

Vegetable Notes 2015 Vol. 27:20
In This Issue:

Crop Conditions
Pest Alerts
Cucurbit Viruses and Transmission
Phytophthora capsici from Waterways in the Connecticut River Valley
Fall Weed Management Advice
Grants for Farmers
Events
Sponsors

Vegetable Notes 2015 Vol. 27:19
In This Issue:

Crop Conditions
Pest Alerts
Downy mildew of brassicas
Identifying beneficial insects
Fall soil testing
Events
Sponsors

Vegetable Notes 2015 Vol. 27:18
In This Issue:

Crop Conditions
Pest Alerts
Cover Crop Mixtures for Fertility & Weed Control
Identifying Potato Tuber Diseases & Disorders
Fall Cabbage Maggot is Active
Sulfur, Calcium, and Boron for Cole Crops
Events
Sponsors

Vegetable Notes 2015 Vol. 27:17
In This Issue:

Crop Conditions
Pest Alerts
Fungal Fruit Rots of Pumpkins and Winter Squash
Best Control of Onion Thrips in Cabbage
Late Summer Cover Crops
Sunburn on Vegetables
Events
Sponsors

Vegetable Notes 2015 Vol. 27:16
In This Issue:

Crop Conditions
Pest Alerts
Pre-Cooling Vegetables for Sale and Storage
Watch for Spider Mites in Eggplant, Tomato and Vine Crops
Onions: Harvest and Curing Tips for Best Quality
Support Entrust Label Expansion for Control of Cabbage Root Maggot
Soil Health Experts to Present on Soil Phosphorus Management
Events
Sponsors

Vegetable Notes 2015 Vol. 27:15
In This Issue:

Crop Conditions
Pest Alerts
About Phosphorus Acid (PA) Fungicides
Peppers: Watch for Pepper Maggot Fly & European Corn Borer
The ‘Other Blights’ of Tomato
Cabbage Root Maggot: Entrust Label Expansion Survey
Seeking Farms for Post-harvest Handling Videos!
Massachusetts Tomato Contest to be Held August 20th
Events

Vegetable Notes 2015 Vol. 27:14
In This Issue:

Crop Conditions
Pest Alerts
Culling Garlic
Cabbage Root Maggot Research Update and Label Expansion Survey
Tomato Leaf Roll Problems
Seeking Farms for Post-harvest Handling Videos!
Events

 

Vegetable Notes 2015 Vol. 27:13
In This Issue:

Crop Conditions
Pest Alerts
Scarab Beetles Are Active
Managing Cucurbit Powdery Mildew Successfully
Sap Beetles in Sweet Corn
Events
Sponsors

Vegetable Notes 2015 Vol. 27:12
In This Issue:

Crop Conditions
Pest Alerts
Garlic Harvest, Curing and Storage
Management of Phytophthora Blight
Caterpillars in Brassica Crops
Events
Sponsors

Vegetable Notes 2015 Vol. 27:11
In This Issue:

Crop Conditions
Pest Alerts
Cucurbit Downy Mildew Forecasting
Corn Earworm Management
Blossom End Rot Now Showing Up
Bacterial Diseases of Tomato (and Pepper)
Events
Sponsors

Vegetable Notes 2015 Vol. 27:10
In This Issue:

Crop Conditions
Pest Alerts
Managing Squash Vine Borer
Forecasting Tools for Late Blight Management
Produce Wash Water Sanitizers
New Plant Nutrient Regulations
Events
Sponsors

Vegetable Notes 2015 Vol. 27:9
In This Issue:

Crop Conditions
Pest Alerts
Summer Cover Crops
Leaf Spots of Cucurbits
Watch for Potato Leafhopper in Potato, Eggplant, Beans
Garlic Update
EPA’s Proposal to Protect Bees
Events
Sponsors

Vegetable Notes 2015 Vol. 27:8
In This Issue:
Crop Conditions
Colorado Potato Beetle
Using Copper Effectively
Weed Management Through Cultivation
Events
Sponsors
Vegetable Notes 2015 Vol. 27:7
In This Issue:
Crop Conditions
Striped Cucumber Beetle: Focus on Early Control
Nitrogen Management with a Pre-Sidedress Soil Nitrogen Test
Watch for Thrips in Onion
DMI Fungicides
Events
Retirement Party for Ruth!
Thanks to Our Sponsors
Vegetable Notes 2015 Vol. 27:6
In This Issue:
Crop Conditions
Flea Beetle Management
Backpack Sprayer Improvements and Calibration
Field Hand Washing Stations
Upcoming Events
Vegetable Notes 2015 Vol. 27:5
In This Issue:
Crop Conditions
New Aerial Cover Crop Initiative through NRCS-EQIP program
About Degree Days
Time to Scout for Cabbage and Onion Maggot Flies
Preventing Bacterial Bulb Decay of Onions
News
Upcoming Events
Vegetable Notes 2015 Vol. 27:4
In This Issue:
Crop Conditions
Plant Diagnostic Lab Update
Testing Irrigation Water for Water-Borne Pathogens
Cool Soils Favor Seedcorn Maggots
Spring Soil Fertility
Upcoming Events
Vegetable Notes 2015 Vol. 27:3
In This Issue:
Crop Conditions
Managing Aphids in Early-Season Tunnels
Transplanting Sweet Corn from Untreated Seed
Weed Management Update 2015
Roll Over Protection Program
UMass Extension is Hiring
Events
Vegetable Notes 2015 Vol. 27:2
In This Issue:

Crop Conditions
Salvaging your Greenhouse After a Heavy
Snow Storm
Potato Virus Y: a Re-emerging Disease of
Potato and Tobacco
Grower Survey on Swede Midge
Upcoming Events

Vegetable Notes 2015 Vol. 27:1
In This Issue:

Crop Conditions
Seed Health: Hot Water Seed Treatment and Germination Testing
Tips for Managing Downy Mildew of Basil in 2015
Avipel: Special Local Need for Control of Bird Damage to Sweet Corn Seedlings
Mass ROPS Rebate Program is Up and Running
2014 Farm Bill Risk Management Program Changes That May Affect You
Upcoming Events

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