Vegetable IPM Updates

[4/10/2020] A new 2-episode series on What's Killing my Kale podcast that focuses on spotted wing Drosophilla (SWD) management is available. Listen to the podcast here

[3/30/2020] A new "What's Killing my Kale" podcast mini series that focuses on climate change and fruit and vegetable production is available. Listen to the podcast here

[3/20/2020] Information for fruit and vegetable producers during the COVID-19 pandemic: what we know. Read the Fruit & Vegetable News article here

[2/7/2020] Ben Phillips, Michigan State University, has published the Handy Bt Trait Table, which is available for download here, and on the Texas A&M Extension Entomology website

[12/5/2019] A private pesticide applicator recertification workshop focused for fruit and vegetable growers will be offered January 15, 2020. Get all of the details here

[10/4/2019] There are two new episodes of "What's killing my kale?" that deal with Swede Midge. Listen to both episodes here

[9/3/2019] This past week, our trap network cooperators observed a substantial increase in moth counts in south-central and southeastern Minnesota. Read the entire article here

[8/16/2019] Corn earworm alert for Minnesota sweet corn, tomatoes, and green beans. Read the entire article here

[6/11/2019] Extension Educator Bruce Potter and volunteer farmers have observed high numbers of black cutworm across the state but particularly in southern MN. Coupled with late planting dates, cutworms may pose a challenge to growers this year.