Back to top

Vegetable Notes Newsletters

Vegetable Notes Sponsors

Four Town Farm logo

IPM Labs logo

New England Vegetable and Berry Grower's Association

Vermont Compost Company

RIMOL Greenhouse Systems logo

Wilson Farm Logo

Certis USA

Become a Sponsor »

Vegetable Notes 2013 Vol. 24:7
In This Issue:

Crop conditions
Pest Alerts
Vegetable Extension Welcomes New Staff
Late Blight: Start Protectant Fungicides
Managing Colorado Potato Beetle
Managing Striped Cucumber Beetle
Watch for Potato Leaf Hopper in Potato, Eggplant, Beans
Managing Northern Corn Leaf Blight in 2013
 

Vegetable Notes 2013 Vol. 24:6
In This Issue:

Crop Conditions
Pest Alerts
Be Prepared for European Corn Borer
Pre-sideress Nitrate Test (PSNT)
Outlook and Management of Late Blight in 2013
Leafminers on Spinach, Chard and Beet
Flea Beetles in Brassicas
When Disaster Strikes
Upcoming Meetings

Vegetable Notes 2013 Vol. 24:5
In This Issue:

Crop Conditions
Scouting for Volunteer Tomato and Potato
Late Blight Resistant Tomato and Potato Varieties
Preparing for Phytophthora capsici 2013
Disease Prevention in Tomato Transplant Production
New Dual Magnum MA state label for several vegetable and fruit crops
Cabbage and Onion Maggot Are Active
Get Ready for Sweet Corn Scouting Season!
New Nutrient Management Guide for Vegetable Growers
Twilight Meeting June 3: Organic Crop Production: Soil, Pest and Food Safety Issues for Farmers

Vegetable Notes 2013 Vol. 24:4
In This Issue:

Crop Conditions
Soil Health Workshops: April 24 & 25
Getting Started with Deep Zone Tillage
NEWA: a Grower-friendly weather and pest resource for MA
Biocontrol in Sweet Corn: Getting Ready
 

Vegetable Notes 2013 Vol. 24:2
In This Issue:

Upcoming Meetings
The Right Cover Crops for the Right Times, Feb 14
Agriculture & Food Conference of Southeastern Massachusetts, Feb 23
Harvest New England Agricultural Marketing Conference and Trade Show
Growing Greens for the Winter Market Workshop Series

Vegetable Notes 2012 Vol. 23:21
In This Issue:

December 2012: Upcoming 2013 Meetings

Vegetable Notes 2012 Vol. 23:20
In This Issue:

Crop Conditions
Planting Considerations for a Healthy Garlic Crop
Sweet Potato Harvest and Storage
Brussels Sprout Variety Trial at UMass
Potato Storage Management: Curing and Cooling
Spotted Wing Drosophila Survey
Federal Crop Insurance Reminders for Vegetable Producers
MDAR Ag Business Training Courses Gear Up
Upcoming Meetings

Vegetable Notes 2012 Vol. 23:19
In This Issue:

Crop Conditions & Pest Alerts
Fruit Rots of Pumpkins & Winter Squash
Cucurbit Update
Spotted Wing Drosophila Infests Cracked Tomato Fruit
Anthracnose & ECB Biocontrol in Peppers
How to Get Help from NRCS Conservation Programs
Upcoming Meetings

Vegetable Notes 2012 Vol. 23:18
In This Issue:

Crop Conditions
Pest Alerts: Basil DM, Anthracnose, Late Blight
Cucrubit Downy Mildew Has Reached New England
Pumpkin and Winter Squash Harvest and Storage
Suggestions for Fall Direct-Seeded Crops
Continue to Look for and Manage Post-harvest Diseases on Garlic
Onion: Harvest and Curing Tips for Best Quality
Sweet Corn Report: corn Earworm Remains High
Upcoming Programs for September and October
Attention New Farmers: UMass sustainable Veg. Production Course

Vegetable Notes 2012 Vol. 23:17
In This Issue:

Crop Conditions
Late Blight is Spreading in Low-Spray Tomatoes
Now is the Time to Establish Radish Cover Crops
Cercospora Leaf Spot of Swiss Chard, Beets and Spinach
Sweet Corn Report: Corn Earworm is High!
Insects and Non-Pathogenic Disorders of Late Summer Brassicas

Vegetable Notes 2012 Vol. 23:16
In This Issue:

Crop Conditions
Pest Alerts
Preventing Deer Damage
Eggplant: Leafhoppers, Flea Beetles
Verticilium and Fusarium Wilt
Tomato Hornworm
MA Tomato Contest August 20
Sweet Corn Report: Corn Earworm Alert!
Organic Control of Corn Earworm
Upcoming Meetings

Vegetable Notes 2012 Vol. 23:15
In This Issue:

Crop Conditions
Late Blight Update
Cucurbit Downy Mildew is in Southern New England
General Cucurbit Update
Pest and Crop Alerts
Precautions for Harvesting Onions in Hot Conditions
Late Summer Cover Crops
Upcoming Meetings
Sweet Corn Report

Vegetable Notes 2012 Vol. 23:14
In This Issue:

Crop Conditions
Late Blight Update
Biological Disease Control
Peppers: Watch for ECB, Aphids and Pepper Maggot
Storage Diseases of Onion and Garlic
Virus and Aphids in Vine Crops
UMass Sustainable Vegetable Production Course
Sweet Corn Report

Vegetable Notes 2012 Vol. 23:13
In This Issue:

Crop Conditions
Pest Alerts
Potato & Tomato Late and Early Blight Update
Cucurbit Update
Melon Aphid Likes Hot Dry Weather
Watch for Spider Mites in Eggplant
Tomato Pollination and Excessive Heat
Stress in Vegetables
Watch for Potato Flea Beetle in Eggplant
Sap Beetles
Sweet Corn Report
New Look-Alike in ECB Traps
Mass. Tomato Contest to be held August 20

Vegetable Notes 2012 Vol. 23:12
In This Issue:

Crop Conditions
Late Blight Update
Pest Alerts
Quality Broccoli in Summer Heat
Preventing Bird Damage to Sweet Corn
Tarnished Plant Bug
Garlic Bloat Nematode
Sweet Corn Report
Upcoming Meetings

Vegetable Notes 2012 Vol. 23:11
In This Issue:

Crop Conditions
Late Blight Alert
Pest Alerts
Spotted Wing Drosophila Alert & Strategies
Bacterial Leaf Spot Management for Pepper
Peppers: Watch for Pepper Maggot Fly
It’s Time for Garlic Harvest
Copper Fungicides for Organic Farms
Sweet Corn Report
Upcoming Meetings

Vegetable Notes 2012 Vol. 23:10
In This Issue:

Crop Conditions
Pest Alerts
Late Blight and Early Blight Updates
Cover Crops for Early Summer
Watch for Squash Vine Borer
Symptoms of Common Cucurbit Diseases
Sweet Corn Report

Vegetable Notes 2012 Vol. 23:9
In This Issue:

Crop conditions
Pest Alerts
Late Blight Update
Scouting for Cucurbit and other Diseases
Heat and Calcium Deficiencies: Internal Tipburn of Cabbage and Lettuce
Carrot Variety and Storage Trials
Sweet Corn report
Upcoming Meetings

Vegetable Notes 2012 Vol. 23:8
In This Issue:

Crop Conditions
Downy Mildew in Brassicas
Basil Downy Mildew
Caterpillars in Brassica Crops
Post-emergence Control of Yellow Nutsedge
Brassica Biofumigation
Sweet Corn Report
Upcoming Meetings

Vegetable Notes 2012 Vol. 23:7
In This Issue:

Crop conditions
High-Tunnel season extension program, Monday June 11
Pest alerts
Pre-sdiedress nitrate test: now is the time for sampling
Potatoes: hilling, tuber initiation and managing common scab
Cucurbit fungicides: strategies for 2012
Armyworm alert for small grains, sweet corn, cover crops and turf
Watch for potato leafhopper in potato, eggplant, beans
Using tomato and potato disease forecasts for early blight and Septoria leaf spot
Late blight: keep scouting, use protectants
Sweet corn report

Vegetable Notes 2012 Vol. 23:6
In This Issue:

Crop conditions
Pest alerts
Late blight alert
Potato leaf hopper
Managing Colorado potato beetle
Striped cucumber beetle in vine crops
Submitting disease samples
Asparagus weed management
Sweet corn report
Upcoming meetings

Vegetable Notes 2012 Vol. 23:5
In This Issue:

Crop Conditions
Pest Forecasts
Getting Tunnel Temperature Right for Tomatoes
Preventing Phytophthora Checklist for cucurbit and pepper fields
Updates on Useful Tools in the Vegetable Management Guide
Looking for Growers Interested in Deep Zone Tillage
Spinach Leaf Miner
Managing Key Beetles
Upcoming Meetings

Vegetable Notes 2012 Vol. 23:4
In This Issue:

Biocontrol for Mexican Bean
Beetle
Asparagus Beetle
Sources of Nitrogen
Food Safety Modernization Act
Flea Beetle Management
Community Granary Resources
Upcoming Meetings

Vegetable Notes 2012 Vol. 23:3
In This Issue:

Crop Conditions
Fungicide Update 2012
Cultural Practices for Stopping Bulb Rot in Onion
Using NEWA Weather Monitoring Resources
Biological control of ECB with Trichogramma ostriniae
2012-2013 New England Vegetable Management Guide

Vegetable Notes 2012 Vol. 23:2
In This Issue:

Announcements
Weed Control Update
Grafting Tomatoes
MDAR Grant Programs For Growers
Upcoming Meetings

Pages