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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

Vegetable Notes 2014 Vol. 26:25
In This Issue:

Mustard as a Biofumigant Cover Crop
Using Organic Fertilizers for Greenhouse Plants
Getting Started Using Natural Enemies in Greenhouses
About the FSMA Proposed Supplemental Rule for Produce Safety
News
Upcoming Events

Vegetable Notes 2014 Vol. 26:24
In This Issue:

Resarch Update: Cabbage Root Maggot Insecticides
Value-Added Food Processing for a Food Business
News & Deadlines
Upcoming Events

Vegetable Notes 2014 Vol. 26:23
In This Issue:

Crop Conditions
High Tunnel Season Extension
Greenhouse Insulation
Potato Storage Management Part 2: Holding
News & Upcoming Events
 

Vegetable Notes 2014 Vol. 26:22
In This Issue:

Crop Conditions
Sweet Potato Harvest & Storage
Planting Considerations for a Healthy Garlic Crop
Checklist for Harvest and Curing of Potatoes
NRCS Conservation Planning and Financial Assistance Programs
We Need Your Input!
Upcoming Events

Vegetable Notes 2014 Vol. 26:21
In This Issue:

Crop Conditions
Pest Alerts
Identifying Diseases of Carrots
Cleaning and Disinfecting the Greenhouse
Fall Weed Management Advice
Planting Small Grains for Spring Vegetable
Windbreaks
Upcoming Events

Vegetable Notes 2014 Vol. 26:20
In This Issue:

Crop Conditions
Pest Alerts
Pumpkin and Winter Squash Harvest and Storage
Fall Diseases of Brassicas
The Soil Lab is Moving! & Fall Soil Testing
Upcoming Events

Vegetable Notes 2014 Vol. 26:19
In This Issue:

Crop Conditions
Pest Alerts
Fungal Fruit Rots of Fall Cucurbits
Cover Crops for Wild Bees in Pennsylvania
Cucurbits
Preventing Deer Damage
Introduced Parasitoid Supressess Imported
Cabbageworm
Fall Cabbage Maggot is Active
Upcoming Events
 

Vegetable Notes 2014 Vol. 26:18
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 2014 Vol. 26:17
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 2014 Vol. 26:16
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 2014 Vol. 26:15
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 2014 Vol. 26:14
In This Issue:

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

Vegetable Notes 2014 Vol. 26:13
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 2014 Vol. 26:12
In This Issue:
Crop Conditions
Pest Alerts
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 2014 Vol. 26:10
In This Issue:

Crop Conditions
Pest Alerts
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 2014 Vol. 26:9
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 2014 Vol. 26:8
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 2014 Vol. 26:7
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 2014 Vol. 26:6
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
 

Vegetable Notes 2014 Vol. 26:5
In This Issue:

Crop Conditions
Pest Alerts
Weed Management Update for 2014
Seedcorn Maggots
Cabbage and Onion Maggot Flies
What does the ‘Commonwealth Quality’ seal mean for growers?
Spring Soil Fertility for Vegetable Crops
Diseases of vegetables and ornamentals in the greenhouse
News & Events

Vegetable Notes 2014 Vol. 26:4
In This Issue:

Crop Conditions: Veg Team update
Late Blight Effectively Managed with Resistant Tomatoes in 2013
Growing Wheat in Massachusetts?  An Investigation into Timing of Nitrogen Fertilization
Reducing Humidity in Greenhouses
News & Events

Vegetable Notes 2014 Vol. 26:3
In This Issue:

Crop Conditions
Fungicide Update 2014
Wireless Stress Relief on the Farm
Demand for Hot Peppers in New England
Phytophthora species baited from the Connecticut River Valley
Upcoming Events and Webinars