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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.

Friday, April 15, 2011

Cucurbit downy mildew found in transplants in South Carolina!

Cucurbit downy mildew has been found in zucchini and yellow summer squash transplants at box stores in South Carolina. The transplants originated from south Florida and it is believed by SC Extension that some of these transplants made their way into home gardens. We will keep you up to date as the situation develops. To track and monitor cucurbit downy mildew in the US please visit North Carolina State University's website:

Andy Wyenandt

Plant & Pest Advisory Veg Crops Edition Online

The Plant & Pest Advisory is a seasonal management newsletter is available by email or mail subscription in four editions: Vegetable Crops, Cranberry, Fruit, and Landscape, Nursery, & Turf. Email subscribers receive the current issue on the day of publication. For non-subscribers, the most recent issue is available for viewing two weeks after date of publication.
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Thursday, April 14, 2011

Jersey Veg Crops Ag Updates consists of short, timely packets of information designed to be read quickly for field application. Content may include New Jersey field observations, pests to watch for, food safety planning tips or effective cultural practices. For comments or questions, contact a member of the Jersey Veg Crops Team.