Monthly Archives: July 2016

Tissue testing time for fruit crops

by Becky Sideman, UNH Extension Professor & Specialist, Vegetable & Berry Crops For perennial fruit crops, leaf tissue tests, which directly measure the plants’ nutrient status, are better than soil tests at determining whether your fertility management program is meeting the plants needs … Continue reading

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New insect pests in vegetable crops: leek moth and swede midge

by Becky Sideman, UNH Extension Professor & Specialist, Vegetable & Berry Crops We have a couple of new pests in New England. Neither have yet been documented in New Hampshire, but they are both present in Vermont and we expect … Continue reading

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New research report: winter spinach in unheated high tunnels

by Becky Sideman, UNH Extension Professor & Specialist, Vegetable & Berry Crops Over the two winters of 2014-15 and 2015-16, we conducted studies focused on fall-planted spinach in unheated high tunnels. This work was done in Durham NH at the Agricultural Experiment … Continue reading

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