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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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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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Keep tabs on insect pests in NH: scouting data available

UNH Cooperative Extension receives grants through the New Hampshire Department of Agriculture, Markets and Food that help us monitor major pests of fruit and vegetable crops in New Hampshire. During the growing season, we set traps in several NH locations for sweet … 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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