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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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SWD earlier than expected

by Alan Eaton, George Hamilton, and Linda Kuhnhardt; UNH Cooperative Extension We captured our first spotted wing drosophila (SWD) on June 22, 2017 in Hillsborough County.  This is about 2 weeks earlier than expected.  If you grow early varieties of … 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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Vegetable Pest Update 7/9/15

An early flight of corn ear worms… and watch out for squash vine borer! – from Alan Eaton and George Hamilton We have detected a fairly early flight of corn ear worms (CEW) in New Hampshire. None were captured June 29 … Continue reading

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