Monthly Archives: August 2016

Vegetable and Berry Crop Insect and Disease Update, 25 August 2016

By Alan Eaton, George Hamilton, Cheryl Smith & Becky Sideman, UNH Extension Sweet corn: Corn earworm and Fall armyworm numbers have jumped this week, so sweet corn growers in much of the state need to keep fresh silking corn protected. … Continue reading

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Research blog: follow along

by Becky Sideman, UNH Extension Professor & Specialist, Vegetable & Berry Crops Whenever we put out a new research report that describes some of our applied vegetable or berry research, we share it here. Some of you may not know that … Continue reading

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Fall armyworm alert: sweet corn

by George Hamilton and Alan Eaton, UNH Cooperative Extension Our vegetable insect trapping network (largely funded by a NHDAMF grant) has detected a significant Fall Armyworm (FAW) flight July 22nd to 25th. They strongly prefer young (whorl stage) corn for egg … Continue reading

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