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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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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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