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Flower Buds and a Few Thugs

We’ve had such a cool spring that when we did start to get some “heat” a few weeks ago, it hastened the development of some of our earliest flowering plants.   3.063 more words

Jen Llewellyn

Ambrosia Beetles Found in Muscadine Vines

Now muscadine growers have a new pest to concern themselves with in south Mississippi.  Recently, Chris Werle (USDA-ARS Thad Cochran Southern Horticultural Laboratory Poplarville, MS) found ambrosia beetles attacking muscadine vines.   188 more words

Muscadines/Grapes

IPM grants help peach and strawberry growers thwart resistant crop diseases

In 2006 an Extension plant pathologist from Clemson won a $115,000 Regional IPM grant from USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (then CSREES) to develop a kit that would help peach growers in Georgia and South Carolina choose an effective fungicide to fight resistant brown rot disease. 582 more words

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Handy guide to online resources for field vegetable production

You may already know about some or all of these online resources, but if you’re like me, it’s sometimes helpful to have a reminder.

OMAFRA Vegetable Crop Production Guide – Updates… 283 more words

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IPM Scout Training Workshops for 2015 - updated

Here are the updated IPM scout workshops available for those who will be scouting horticultural crops this year. To register contact: Agricultural Information Contact Centre at 1-877-424-1300… 520 more words

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New sugarcane aphid needs to be studied

From Southeast Farm Press

To be a relatively new pest, the sugarcane aphid has certainly made a strong first impression on many Southern grain sorghum growers. 542 more words

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Managing a Few Diseases on Ornamentals

 Remember all that Fireblight (1st photo) and Apple scab (2nd photo) we had the last couple of years on apple, crabapple and pear?  Now is the time to start fighting back. 549 more words

Jen Llewellyn