Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association

Vegetable Crop Updates – Late Blight Suspected in Adams County

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Late blight on potato has been visually diagnosed in Adams County today. The lesions are typical for blight including dark brown, water soaked lesions with pale green borders. However, there is little to no pathogen sporulation visually evident at this time. Using an ELISA-based immunostrip…

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Vegetable Crop Update #20

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Vegetable Crop Update #20 As a reminder, next week on July 28 the UW-Hancock ARS will hold its Field Day and Centennial Celebration event. Further details can be found at link below. http://news.cals.wisc.edu/2016/06/27/hancock-ag-research-station-celebrates-centennial-on-july-28/ In the link below, please find the UWEX Vegetable Crop Updates newsletter…

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Vegetable Crop Update #19

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Vegetable Crop Update #19 Read full update. Click here for the agenda for an Organic Vegetable Field Day to be held at the UW-West Madison Agricultural Research Station. Please consider attending one of our several Agricultural Research Station field days upcoming this month.  Agendas can…

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Vegetable Crop Update #18

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Vegetable Crop Update #17

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Included in this Issue: Potato disease forecasting updates (PDays/DSVs) Late blight and cucurbit downy mildew national updates Agricultural Field Day agenda for Langlade County –  Antigo Airport station Read Full Update

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Vegetable Crop Update – Cucurbit Downy Mildew in OH and in Ontario Canada

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Cucurbit downy mildew has been confirmed on cucumber in Wayne County Ohio (7/6/16) and in southern Ontario Canada (7/2/16). While forecasts show potential movement and risk of the pathogen to the north and east of the confirmed reports, the detection does indicate that weather has…

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Vegetable Crop Update – Late blight confirmation in MI potatoes July 6, 2016

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We recently received notification of late blight in potatoes in Michigan’s Branch County, near Bronson (US-23). Please find the source article linked below. While outside of our midwestern region, late blight has also been confirmed in Franklin Co. Washington on potatoes as well. US-23 is…

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Vegetable Crop Update #16

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Vegetable Crop Update #16 Read full update.

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