PDF Version of Volume 24, Issue 17 – July 15, 2016 WCU Subscription Options for 2016: Mail, Fax, Email or Text Vegetable Crops Vegetable Crop Insects Food Safety – A Critical Concern for all Fresh Produce Growers Vegetable Disease Update… Continue Reading →
Mark VanGessel, Extension Weed Specialist; firstname.lastname@example.org In my opinion, successful management of Palmer amaranth is more about when you treat it, rather than what you use. Timing is important, and plants visible above the soybean canopy will not be controlled.… Continue Reading →
Nathan Kleczewski, Extension Specialist – Plant Pathology; email@example.com and Victor Green; firstname.lastname@example.org We are well into corn and soybean season, but those considering planting wheat in 2016 should already be thinking about variety selection. Variety selection is the most important… Continue Reading →
Joanne Whalen, Extension IPM Specialist; email@example.com Field Corn As we begin to see more field corn entering the silk stage, there have been questions about silk clipping insects and management strategies. Although thresholds have not been developed in Delaware for… Continue Reading →
Joanne Whalen, Extension IPM Specialist; firstname.lastname@example.org Trap catches for Spotted Wing Drosophila (SWD) adults remain constant. Small fruit growers (especially bramble and blueberry growers) will need to maintain their spray schedules for this very damaging insect pest.