University of Maryland Extension

Maryland Vegetables

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Skybit Weather Locations

Weather location information (Skybit*) Location on report County Specific Location Laurel, DE Sussex 5 miles WSW of Laurel Coverdale Crossroad, DE Sussex 3 miles NE of Seaford Galestown, MD Dorchester 1 mile north of Galestown Hebron, MD Wicomico 1.5 miles NW of Hebron, MD Laurel, DE (SE) Sussex 4...

DISEASE ALERTS!

ALERT July 7, 2017 Downy mildew on cucumber is present in Caroline and Dorchester Counties, Maryland, and in Sussex County, Delaware. Additional downy mildew has occurred in PA, NJ and NY. Previous favorable weather along with yesterday's rain will lead to additional outbreaks. Follow cucurbit...

Disease Forecasting

Welcome to the weather-based disease-forecasting page from University of Maryland Extension. It contains information on how to schedule fungicide applications for watermelon, muskmelon and tomato crops. If you are using one of these models for the first time, you may want to apply it on a limited...

Vegetable Plant Diseases

Maryland and Delaware Vegetable Plant Pathology Dr. Kathryne Everts Professor & Extension Specialist Vegetable Plant Pathology Lower Eastern Shore Research & Education Center 27664 Nanticoke Road Salisbury, MD 21801-8437 keverts@umd.edu 410-742-1178 x305 410-742-1922 fax My research program...

Horticulture Topics

Horticulture provides healthy foods, aesthetic landscapes, improved air, water and green space, and Maryland’s livability. These goals are accomplished by: 1) conducting research in managed horticultural systems 2) collaborating with industry leaders, agencies, and stakeholders to improve...

Insect Controls

Quick Guide to Pests and their Control in Vegetables (PDF) Some Reduced Risk Pesticides Used in Vegetables (PDF)

Jamaica IPM Trip

by Dr. Gerald Brust Extension Specialist - Vegetables On February 24, 2008, Dr. Gerald Brust traveled with Dr. Kate Everts to Jamaica to teach a 2-week course on insects and IPM in vegetables (Kate taught plant pathology). The trip was in conjunction with Partners of the Americas Farmer to Farmer...

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