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Cancelled!!! as of 10/19 Home Food Preservation: Pumpkins-Cubed Class-Harford County

Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015 - 1:15pm to 5:15pm
University of Maryland Extension, Harford County
For years, USDA approved canning techniques classes and workshops have been taught to our Maryland communities. With the growing demand in this area, these classes/workshops are now an integral part of Grow It Eat It program developed by University of Maryland Extension. The food preservation...

Home Food Preservation: Pumpkin-Cubed Class-Baltimore County

Friday, Oct. 23, 2015 - 9:00am to 1:00pm
University of Maryland Extension, Baltimore County
For years, USDA approved canning techniques classes and workshops have been taught to our Maryland communities. With the growing demand in this area, these classes/workshops are now an integral part of Grow It Eat It program developed by University of Maryland Extension. The food preservation...

Squash Vine Borers and Squash Bugs Very Active This Year

Squash Vine Borer larvae in stem
July 2014 On several farms I have visited lately with squash I was surprised to see several wilted plants (Fig. 1) that upon further inspection had squash vine borers. Some of these squash plants were pretty young with the base of the plants being < ½ inch in diameter, but there was one small...

Unusual Virus Found in Maryland Pumpkin Field

Potyvirus infection in pumpkin
August 2013 Last week I was in a pumpkin field that had foliar symptoms of a Potyvirus (Fig. 1), but also had some other strange foliar symptoms (Fig. 2). Foliar samples were sent off to Agdia, Inc. (Elkhart, IN) for virus testing. All samples tested positive for a potyvirus (most likely watermelon...

Using silicon, Stimplex and plant resistance in pumpkin production systems to reduce plant disease loss

Pumpkins
February 2010 Objective: Evaluate silicon alone and in combination with Stimplex (a nutrient supplement) and powdery mildew resistance on foliar and soil borne diseases and yield of pumpkin. Material and Methods: There were two studies conducted at the Upper Marlboro Research and Education Center...

Presence of Cucurbit Virus Diseases in the Mid-Atlantic

Kathryne L. Everts, University of Maryland, Plant Science and Landscape Architecture, Salisbury, MD 21801 Karen Rane, University of Maryland, College Park, MD Gerald Brust, University of Maryland Extension, Upper Marlboro, MD Barbara Scott and Mark VanGessel, University of Delaware Research and...
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