Gordon Johnson, Extension Vegetable & Fruit Specialist; email@example.com When poultry growers lose a contract to grow chickens for an integrator, these poultry houses are retired or are left unused, and income is lost. There are over 1200 such houses on… Continue Reading
Strawberry Be sure to scout strawberry plugs for spider mites. Infested transplants set the stage for an early spring infestation that may require control.
David Owens, Extension Entomologist, firstname.lastname@example.org Brown marmorated stink bugs are very active right now and control measures may be warranted, especially in blocks with an extensive woody border. Scout for aphids as well; pyrethroid applications disrupt biological control agents for… Continue Reading
Gordon Johnson, Extension Vegetable & Fruit Specialist; email@example.com There has been an increase in interest in planting fruits in Delaware. This is a positive trend that matches the interest in buying local and can also provide local fruit to the… Continue Reading
Gordon Johnson, Extension Vegetable & Fruit Specialist; firstname.lastname@example.org Fall planting is a common practice in southern states: In these southern areas, when trees are planted in the fall, the roots grow through the winter, resulting in greater tree growth during… Continue Reading