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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
Frank Peairs, Colorado State University, Bugwood.org
Flea Beetle - Articles Articles
The corn flea beetle is the most common species found in Pennsylvania attacking field corn. More
John C. French Sr., Retired, Universities:Auburn, GA, Clemson and U of MO, Bugwood.org
Corn Earworm in Sweet Corn - Articles Articles
The corn earworm, Helicoverpa zea , is a very important pest of sweet corn. It can also be a pest in tomatoes, cotton, sorghum, vetch, and other hosts. 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
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
Sweet Corn in the Home Garden
Sweet Corn in the Home Garden - Articles Articles
This article covers insect identification and control of some common pests of sweet corn. More
Sweet Corn Thresholds
Sweet Corn Thresholds - Articles Articles
The larvae of 3 species of moths (typically called "worms") infest sweet corn ears. The thresholds change with the growth stage of the corn. More
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign , Bugwood.org
Treated Seed for Flea Beetle and Stewart's Wilt Management in Sweet Corn - Articles Articles
Most of you are aware of the insecticide Admire or Provado (active ingredient is imidacloprid), for control of Colorado potato beetle and striped cucumber beetle. More
Vegetable Diseases
Vegetable Diseases - Articles Articles

Vegetable Diseases

Norma Jeanne Young

Photos of vegetable diseases. 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
Insect Pests
Insect Pests - Articles Articles
Photos of corn earworm and cucumber beetle. 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
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
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign , Bugwood.org
Corn Flea Beetle and Bacterial Wilt - Articles Articles
Flea beetles overwinter as adults, thus winter temperatures have been useful in determining spring population pressure of adults. 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
William Lambert, University of Georgia, Bugwood.org
Identifying Non-targets from Fall Armyworm Pheromone Captures - Articles Articles
Monitoring moth activity for the fall armyworm Spodoptera frugiperda is an important aid in making appropriate management decisions. More
University of Georgia , University of Georgia, Bugwood.org
European Corn Borer on Peppers - Articles Articles
The European corn borer, Ostrinia nubilalis (Hübner), is one of the five most important vegetable pests in Pennsylvania. More
Corn Rootworm in Sweet Corn
Corn Rootworm in Sweet Corn - Articles Articles
When considering insect management in sweet corn at planting, the first question is: "Did you rotate?". 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
European corn borer: mouthparts pointing forward, glassy or cream colored body, wriggles when flicked with a finger as an escape behavior. Invades ear from side, bottom, or tip. Photo credit: M. E. Rice.
Avoiding Worms in Sweet Corn: How to Time Management Options - Articles Articles
Three species cause ‘wormy’ corn: the European corn borer, corn earworm, and fall armyworm. Insect traps baited with sex pheromones help time management options. 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
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