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Vegetable Crop Update #26

October 7th, 2019 | Filed under: Crop Updates, News

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Updates provided by Amanda J. Gevens, Associate Professor & Extension Vegetable Plant Pathologist, Interim Co-Director of Wisconsin Seed Potato Certification Program, UW-Madison, Dept. of Plant Pathology In this issue we address potato production updates, cucurbit downy mildew and late blight updates. Read full update.

Vegetable Crop Update #25

September 30th, 2019 | Filed under: Crop Updates, News

Updates provided by Amanda J. Gevens, Associate Professor & Extension Vegetable Plant Pathologist, Interim Co-Director of Wisconsin Seed Potato Certification Program, UW-Madison, Dept. of Plant Pathology In this issue, I address cucurbit downy mildew updates and tomato/potato late blight updates for WI. As we move…

Potato Farms Partner with Conservation Group to Plant Pollinator Habitat

September 25th, 2019 | Filed under: Industry Relations, News

Pollinator Project at Alsum Farms

Insect pollinators will soon find more homes on potato and vegetable farms. About 20 acres of habitat for insect pollinators will be established in central and southwest Wisconsin this fall, thanks to a cost-matching agreement between four large potato farms and Sand County Foundation, a…

Vegetable Crop Update #24

September 23rd, 2019 | Filed under: Crop Updates, News

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Updates provided by Amanda J. Gevens, Associate Professor & Extension Vegetable Plant Pathologist, Interim Co-Director of Wisconsin Seed Potato Certification Program, UW-Madison, Dept. of Plant Pathology In this issue we address: new insect introductions in WI agriculture potato row spacing trial updates cucurbit downy mildew…

Vegetable Crop Update #23

September 17th, 2019 | Filed under: Crop Updates, News

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Updates provided by Amanda J. Gevens, Associate Professor & Extension Vegetable Plant Pathologist, Interim Co-Director of Wisconsin Seed Potato Certification Program, UW-Madison, Dept. of Plant Pathology In this issue we address: Swede Midge first detections in WI Potato Soil Health national program updates Cucurbit downy…

Vegetable Crop Update #22

September 9th, 2019 | Filed under: Crop Updates, News

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Updates provided by Amanda J. Gevens, Associate Professor & Extension Vegetable Plant Pathologist, Interim Co-Director of Wisconsin Seed Potato Certification Program, UW-Madison, Dept. of Plant Pathology In this issue I address the following topics: summary of vegetable disease this summer cucurbit downy mildew reports late…

Vegetable Crop Update #21

September 3rd, 2019 | Filed under: Crop Updates, News

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Updates provided by Amanda J. Gevens, Associate Professor & Extension Vegetable Plant Pathologist, Interim Co-Director of Wisconsin Seed Potato Certification Program, UW-Madison, Dept. of Plant Pathology In this issue we address: vegetable production updates: report on potato N study and remote sensing project cucurbit downy…

Vegetable Crop Update #20

August 26th, 2019 | Filed under: Crop Updates, News

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Updates provided by Amanda J. Gevens, Associate Professor & Extension Vegetable Plant Pathologist, Interim Co-Director of Wisconsin Seed Potato Certification Program, UW-Madison, Dept. of Plant Pathology In this issue I address: cucurbit downy mildew (findings now in Dane and Vernon Counties) late blight in tomato…

Cucurbit Downy Mildew Update

August 26th, 2019 | Filed under: Crop Updates, News

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Updates provided by Amanda J. Gevens, Associate Professor & Extension Vegetable Plant Pathologist, Interim Co-Director of Wisconsin Seed Potato Certification Program, UW-Madison, Dept. of Plant Pathology Dr. Brian Hudelson of our Plant Disease Diagnostic Lab confirmed downy mildew on cucumber yesterday from Vernon County WI.…

Vegetable Crop Update #19

August 26th, 2019 | Filed under: Crop Updates, News

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Updates provided by Amanda J. Gevens, Associate Professor & Extension Vegetable Plant Pathologist, Interim Co-Director of Wisconsin Seed Potato Certification Program, UW-Madison, Dept. of Plant Pathology In this issue we address: vegetable production status updates cucurbit downy mildew updates (none in WI at this time)…

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