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Asexual spore, Sporangia of Phytophthora capsici, host: Cucurbita spp. L. Photo: Paul Bachi, University of Kentucky Research and Education Center, Bugwood.org
Vegetable Disease Research: Tools in the Battle Against Phytophthora - Articles Articles
Over the past decade, Phytophthora blight has dramatically spread to “clean” farms. As a result, growers have seen healthy crops completely fail. More
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Late Summer Lettuce - Articles Articles

Late Summer Lettuce

John Esslinger

If you have a patch in the garden to plant something for later in the fall, frost-hardy, low-light lettuce is a good choice for late summer planting. More
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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
The Native Pawpaw Tree
The Native Pawpaw Tree - Articles Articles

The Native Pawpaw Tree

John Esslinger

“Rediscovering” the pawpaw, a native North American fruit tree that produces a unique fruit with familiar taste. More
Establishing a Strawberry Planting in the Home Garden
Establishing a Strawberry Planting in the Home Garden - Articles Articles
Growing your own strawberries is one of the most rewarding gardening activities. More
Malting Barley in Pennsylvania
Malting Barley in Pennsylvania - Articles Articles

Malting Barley in Pennsylvania

Gregory W. Roth, Ph.D., Alyssa Collins, Ph.D., Austin Kirt

Demand for locally sourced malted barley, for local craft beer, has led to the development of malt houses in PA and other states in our region. More
Chickpea field on May 18, 2015
Chickpeas - Really? - Articles Articles

Chickpeas - Really?

John Esslinger

Chickpea consumption has increased dramatically in recent years. Hummus consumption alone has increased about 5% annually over the past ten years. This trend is expected to continue. More