Category Archives: Integrated pest management

Initial Training for New Pesticide Applicators

In NH, if you apply pesticides on crops for sale and you employ workers, you need a private pesticide applicator’s license. This is true whether you apply general use OR restricted use materials. Those who apply pesticides to properties owned … Continue reading

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Presentations Available: Effective Disease Management in Northeastern Vineyards

In January 2018, the NH Winery Association and UNH Cooperative Extension co-sponsored this practical workshop focused on managing important vineyard diseases, with support from an IPM Grant from the NH Department of Agriculture, Markets and Food. Our featured speaker was … Continue reading

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New swede midge fact sheet available!

Swede midge (Contarinia nasturtii) is a serious invasive pest of Brassica crops, including broccoli, cabbage and kale. It was recently found for the first time in New Hampshire, and we expect that it will continue to move throughout the region. This pest is … Continue reading

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Train the Trainer – Respirator Fit Testing

Date: November 6, 2017, Time: 9:00-1:30 pm, Location: The Nature Conservancy in Concord, NH, Cost: $50.00, Click here for Registration Experts from North Carolina Agromedicine will conduct a four hour face to face workshop “Respirator Fit Test Training” in Concord, NH and open to all private and commercial … Continue reading

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Cucurbit downy mildew update

August 16, 2017 Update from Cheryl Smith, UNH Plant Diagnostic Lab: Cucurbit downy mildew (CDM) has been identified in NH in both Hillsborough county (on cucumber) and Cheshire county (on muskmelon). CDM symptoms begin as vein-delimited spots, but then expands … Continue reading

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Late blight nearby

by Cheryl Smith, UNH Plant Diagnostic Lab and Becky Sideman, Vegetable & Berry Specialist. As of July 31, 2017, Angie Madieras from the UMass Diagnostic Lab just diagnosed late blight on cherry tomatoes (‘5-star grape’ and ‘purple bumble bee’) in … Continue reading

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July 20, 2017 Insect Pest Update

From Alan Eaton, UNH Extension IPM Specialist July 20, 2017 Sweet corn pests – This year our sweet corn trapping network is basically in Hillsborough county, with a couple of sites in Merrimack & Cheshire counties.  We detected our first … Continue reading

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