Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association

New Late Blight Confirmations in US

July 11th, 2017 | Posted in: Crop Updates, News

Website Crop Update Feature ImageErie Co. NY and St. Joseph’s Co. MI are reporting confirmations of potato late blight today (usablight.org). These are the first northern US confirmations in potato for 2017. Please be vigilant in your field observations, esp. along tree lines and around irrigation structures where it may be more favorable for disease and harder to treat with preventive fungicides.

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