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The points of contact between Rutgers Cooperative Extension Service and the grower & business communities are the NJ County Agricultural Agents. The agents are a tremendous source of information for both new and experienced growers. Visit your local county extension office.

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Late Blight Found in Wisconsin Grown Seed Potatoes

Dr. Amanda Gevens, Plant Pathologist at University Wisconsin, confirmed the late blight pathogen, Phytophthora infestans, in seed potatoes grown in Wisconsin on April 12, 2011.
Late Blight Alert - April 16, 2011

Growers who get seed from Wisconsin should be watchful this season inspecting crops on a regular basis and adhering to spray schedules when risk of disease infection and/or spread is high.

Mel Henninger
Andy Wyenandt