Plan Now for Late Summer and Fall Harvests

Gordon Johnson, Extension Vegetable & Fruit Specialist; Plantings for late summer and fall harvested vegetables will be underway in the next few weeks. Timing these plantings can be a challenge, especially where multiple harvests are needed. Plantings from early… Continue Reading

Timing for Spring Planted Vegetables in the Field

Gordon Johnson, Extension Vegetable & Fruit Specialist; Pea planting has progressed significantly this week and potato planting is well underway. Timing of spring-planted vegetables will depend on soil conditions, soil temperatures, and long-term weather forecasts. We currently are in… Continue Reading

Controlling Cercospora Leaf Spot in Beet

Andy Wyenandt, Specialist in Vegetable Pathology, Rutgers University; This article originally appeared in the Plant & Pest Advisory from Rutgers Cooperative Extension: Cercospora leaf spot (CLS), caused by Cercospora beticola, is an important and emerging disease in beet… Continue Reading