Monthly Archives: July 2015

Food Safety on a Pick Your Own Operation

By Heather Bryant, Fruit and Vegetable Field Specialist and Jessica Sprague, Food Safety Field Specialist This past winter many of you participated in a farm food safety information needs assessment. On behalf of both our Fruit and Vegetable and Food … Continue reading

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Powdery mildew of high tunnel & greenhouse tomatoes

One of the main benefits to growing tomatoes in high tunnels or greenhouses is that the plants avoid many fungal diseases that plague field-grown tomatoes, most notably Septoria leaf spot (Septoria lycopersici) and early blight (Alternaria solani). Protected environments can … Continue reading

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Vegetable Pest Update 7/9/15

An early flight of cornĀ ear worms… and watch out for squash vine borer! – from Alan Eaton and George Hamilton We have detected a fairly early flight of corn ear worms (CEW) in New Hampshire. None were captured June 29 … Continue reading

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