Recommendations for managing weeds, pests and diseases in vegetables like corn, tomatoes, potatoes, onions, asparagus, squash and peppers. Tips on dealing with worms, maggots, leafminers, beetles and mites, and scouting pests with your smartphone.
Cloudy weather, rainstorms, and variable temperatures across the state have slowed some crops and created very favorable conditions for disease development.
Free evening meeting that will cover current insect and disease issues, pesticide interactions, and also provide pesticide credits.
It’s no secret that this spring has been cold and wet across Pennsylvania. On many farms, planting has been delayed as much as three weeks, and many crops already in the ground are developing more slowly than usual.
Leaf symptoms of adult allium leafminer activity were observed on chives, garlic and wild garlic in a home garden in the Leola area of Southeast Pennsylvania on April 13, 2018.
We have fielded a number of questions this winter about using hot water treatments for tomato and pepper seeds.
By Michael J. Skvarla, Shelby Fleischer, Ph.D.
Yellowmargined leaf beetle (YMLB) (Microtheca ochroloma) is a serious pest of cruciferous crops.
Over the past decade, Phytophthora blight has dramatically spread to “clean” farms. As a result, growers have seen healthy crops completely fail.
By Elsa Sanchez, Ph.D., Cheryl Frank Sullivan, Margaret Skinner
Scouting for insect and mite pests and their natural enemies in in high tunnels is the cornerstone for successful integrated pest management (IPM).
And heading to your tomato greenhouse or high tunnel!
The Allium Leafminer has emerged this week and we are already seeing feeding damage signs. Protect your crop!
By Marley E Skinner, Montserrat Fonseca Estrada, Tianna DuPont, Mike Basedow Length8:37
Este video revisa los fundamentos de la exploración adecuada y la identificación de enfermedades comunes y sus síntomas.
I lost a lot of tomato plants to Sclerotinia/White mold/Timber Rot this past season, while I’ve seen some in past years, why was it so bad this season?
It’s soon time for emergence of allium leafminer adults.
Within the past week, there have been three separate reports of downy mildew on jack-o-lantern pumpkin in eastern Virginia.
Late blight suspected in Lehigh County, PA.