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Paper wasps typically build their nest in high protected structures such as house or barn eaves.
Should Growers Befriend Wasps? - Articles Articles
Small fruit and vegetable growers understand the role that honeybees, bumblebees, and solitary bees play in pollination of crops. More
End of Season Clean-up
End of Season Clean-up - Articles Articles
Insect populations tend to slow when there is a cool growing season, but there is plenty of insect management activity to consider. More
Leafy Vegetables in the Home Garden
Leafy Vegetables in the Home Garden - Articles Articles
This article covers insect identification and control of some common pests of leafy vegetables. More
Pests of Vegetables
Pests of Vegetables - Articles Articles

Pests of Vegetables

Shelby Fleischer, Ph.D.

A list of common pests and the vegetables they affect. More
Vine Crops - Insect Identification and Control in the Home Garden
Vine Crops - Insect Identification and Control in the Home Garden - Articles Articles
Insects attack vine crops from seeding until harvest. More
Vegetables
Vegetables - Articles Articles

Vegetables

Norma Jeanne Young

Photos of vegetables typically grown in Pennsylvania. More
On the Road: Yarnick's Farm
On the Road: Yarnick's Farm - Articles Articles

On the Road: Yarnick's Farm

Elsa Sanchez, Ph.D., Robert Pollock, William Lamont, Jr., Ph.D.

Yarnick’s Farm in Indiana, PA includes 250 acres of outdoor production and 20 greenhouses of varying sizes and shapes. More
Extendiendo la Temporada Productiva con Túneles Altos
Extendiendo la Temporada Productiva con Túneles Altos - Articles Articles
Los túneles altos ofrecen protección a las plantas de tierras saturadas de humedad y temperaturas bajas en la primavera y el otoño con lo cual se extiende la temporada productiva. More
Classificación de Verdura Estacional
Classificación de Verdura Estacional - Articles Articles
Puede clasificar plantas conforme con las temperaturas que producen incremento óptimo. More
Vegetable Planting and Transplanting Guide
Vegetable Planting and Transplanting Guide - Articles Articles
Listing of the major vegetables and the "best" time to plant. More
Seasonal Classification of Vegetables
Seasonal Classification of Vegetables - Articles Articles

Seasonal Classification of Vegetables

Elsa Sanchez, Ph.D., Peter Ferretti

Plants can be classified by the temperatures which produce optimum growth. The two broadest categories of plants based on temperature are cool-season and warm-season crops. More
Guia Para Plantar y Transplantar Verduras
Guia Para Plantar y Transplantar Verduras - Articles Articles
Versión en español de la Guía de Plantación y Trasplante de Hortalizas. More
Extending the Garden Season with High Tunnels
Extending the Garden Season with High Tunnels - Articles Articles

Extending the Garden Season with High Tunnels

Elsa Sanchez, Ph.D., Michael Orzolek, Ph.D.

High tunnels offer plants protection from wet, saturated soils and low temperatures in the spring and fall, thereby extending the gardening season. More
Matt Tillett-St. Mary's MD-Flickr.com 2.0
Cover Crops in Home Gardens Improve Soil and Reduce Erosion - Articles Articles
Planting a cover crop at the end of the harvest will benefit your garden in the seasons to come. More
Insect Control Strategies for Vine Crops
Insect Control Strategies for Vine Crops - Articles Articles
Insects attack vine crops from the time of seeding until harvest. More
Whitney Cranshaw, Colorado State University, Bugwood.org
Squash Bug - Articles Articles
The squash bug, Anasa tristis, is a serious pest of squash and pumpkins and a lesser pest of melons and cucumbers. More
Jim Jasinski, Ohio State University Extension, Bugwood.org
Squash Vine Borer - Articles Articles
The squash vine borer, Melittia satyriniformis, is a significant pest of squash and pumpkin and a lesser pest of cucurbits and melons. More
Cucurbit Scab
Cucurbit Scab - Articles Articles

Cucurbit Scab

Elsa Sanchez, Ph.D., Jason Lilley

Cucurbit scab is caused by the fungus Cladosporium cucumerinum and can cause a dramatic decrease in fruit quality of various cucurbit crops like squash, pumpkin and melons. More
Butternut Squash Cultivar Evaluation 2011
Butternut Squash Cultivar Evaluation 2011 - Articles Articles
To provide growers with information for successful, region-specific cultivar selection, in 2010-11 we evaluated several types of squash cultivars in conventional and organic systems across the state. More
Acorn Squash Cultivar Evaluation
Acorn Squash Cultivar Evaluation - Articles Articles

Acorn Squash Cultivar Evaluation

Elsa Sanchez, Ph.D.

To provide growers with information for successful, region specific, cultivar selection in 2010-11, we evaluated several acorn squash cultivars in a conventional system across the state. More
How to Control Slugs
How to Control Slugs - Articles Articles

How to Control Slugs

Emelie Swackhamer

This article discusses some tactics for keeping slugs out of your crop. More
These peas were planted no-till after forage radish. Photo: D. Liker, Gorman Farm.
No-till, no Herbicide Planting of Spring Vegetables - Articles Articles
It is easier to plant early spring vegetables after winter cover crops if you use low residue winter-killed crops. More
Howard F. Schwartz, Colorado State University, Bugwood.org
Saline Soils and Plant Growth - Articles Articles

Saline Soils and Plant Growth

Elsa Sanchez, Ph.D.

This article outlines plant response and ways to measure soil salt levels. More
Protect the investment you have made in your drip irrigation system by protecting it from winter damage.
Winterizing Your Drip Irrigation System - Articles Articles

Winterizing Your Drip Irrigation System

William Lamont, Jr., Ph.D.

Fall is a great time to winterize your irrigation systems so that it will be ready for next spring. More
Wild Bees for Pennsylvania Cucurbits
Wild Bees for Pennsylvania Cucurbits - Articles Articles

Wild Bees for Pennsylvania Cucurbits

Shelby Fleischer, Ph.D.

In addition to honey bees, which are managed, various un-managed species that exist as wild populations play key roles in providing pollination of cucurbit crops. More
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