Category Archives: Vegetable IPM

Alabama researchers find pest exclusion system that allows for natural enemies

From IPM in the South by Rosemary Hallberg by Ayanava Majumdar, Alabama Cooperative Extension System The concept of High Tunnel Pest Exclusion (HTPE) system has been explained in many other articles listed at the end. Basically, pest exclusion is a feasible … Continue reading

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USDA announces new GroupGAP Program for produce industry

Helping Smaller Producers Reach New Markets The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) today announced the official launch of GroupGAP, a new certification program that helps small and mid-sized growers and cooperatives meet retailers’ on-farm food safety … Continue reading

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North Central Integrated Pest Management Center announces FY16 Working Group Grant Awards

The North Central Integrated Pest Management Center’s FY16 Working Groups Competitive Grants Program has funded 13 projects. Eight of the projects are continuing working groups and the remaining projects are new. In addition, two working groups will continue using funds … Continue reading

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EPA is issuing a Notice of Intent to Cancel all remaining flubendiamide insecticide products

EPA is issuing a Notice of Intent to Cancel all remaining flubendiamide insecticide products EPA is issuing a Notice of Intent to Cancel all remaining flubendiamide products manufactured by Bayer CropScience LP and Nichino America, Inc. because the companies failed … Continue reading

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Building local food systems topic brief now available

Whether you are a meat processor or farmer, educator or commercial kitchen, having the best information at your disposal is key to working effectively within your food system. Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE)’s new topic brief, Click here for the … Continue reading

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Southwestern Ohio Fruit, Vegetable & Specialty Crop Conference is Feb. 2

Southwestern Ohio Fruit, Vegetable & Specialty Crop Conference Feb. 2 Ohio State University Extension will hold the Southwestern Ohio Fruit, Vegetable and Specialty Crop Conference on Feb. 2, 2016 at the Oasis Conference Center in Loveland, Ohio. OSU Extension has … Continue reading

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4th National Vegetable Grafting Symposium set for Dec. 7

Submitted by Matt Kleinhenz For more information and to register visit this website. See bottom of the page. Growing New Roots for the U.S. Vegetable Industry Monday, Dec. 7, 2015 Held in conjunction with the Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable and Farm Market Expo … Continue reading

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USDA Awards $113 Million to support specialty crop production, grow opportunities for rural communities

USDA Awards $113 Million to Support Specialty Crop Production, Grow Opportunities for Rural Communities  WASHINGTON,  – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today awarded more than $113 million in program grants to support farmers growing fruits, vegetables, tree nuts, and … Continue reading

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