Controlling Worm Pests in Cole Crops

David Owens, Extension Entomologist; Diamond back moth numbers have been elevated this season. Larvae are small, smooth, green, often hold their anal prolegs out in a V-shape and wiggle violently when disturbed. Imported cabbageworm on the other hand is… Continue Reading

Prepare 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

Boron in Vegetable Crops Revisited

Gordon Johnson, Extension Vegetable & Fruit Specialist; Boron has important roles in vegetable plants. It is needed for protein synthesis, development of cell walls, carbohydrate metabolism, sugar translocation, hormone regulation, pollen grain germination and pollen tube growth, fruit set,… Continue Reading