Monthly Archives: September 2014

Expanding Winter Harvest & Sales Survey

More and more vegetables are being grown and sold during the winter in New England, and the addition of new crops and markets has happened rapidly. We’re trying to determine what the biggest issues are for growers with respect to … Continue reading

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Cover Crops & Soil Organic Matter Survey

Research & Extension staff from the Universities of Rhode Island, Vermont and New Hampshire are working together to create a set of programs focusing on using cover crops and organic matter amendments to build soil organic matter, and would like … Continue reading

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Fall Weed Management Advice

by Rich Bonanno, UMass Extension Weed Specialist Weed management is still important at the end of the season. There are three main activities that need to be completed.¬†They are: fall field scouting, preventing weed seed production, and controlling perennial weeds.¬† … Continue reading

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Surge of Corn Earworm Moths, Sept 8-12 2014

A note from Alan Eaton, Extension Entomologist: We have not found really high corn earworm moth catches this year, until now. The trap in Mason had extremely high numbers this week (September 8-12), and nearby traps in Hollis, Litchfield and … Continue reading

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