Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association

Vegetable Crop Update #20

July 22nd, 2016 | Posted in: Crop Updates, News

Website Crop Update Feature ImageVegetable 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.

In the link below, please find the UWEX Vegetable Crop Updates newsletter #20. In this issue you will find:

updates on PDays and DSVs for disease control in potato
updates on late blight (national and WI) and cucurbit downy mildew

The severe storms that recently moved through WI are good carriers and movers of pathogen spores. In addition to moving spores, storms provide some crop damage and moisture which can be great promoters of many diseases. Consider tightening up your fungicide application calendar in this week following the storms. In fields in which you have been battling bacterial or other diseases, an application of copper containing fungicides as soon as possible can aid in limiting further spread of disease.

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