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Updated: October 17, 2021

Women In Agriculture Webinar Series on Risk Management: Production

This webpage is the production archives of the Women In Agriculture webinars.
Updated: October 15, 2021

Urban Agriculture Grower Meetings

A list of meetings for Urban Agriculture growers.
Cultivate Baltimore: Hand-scale farm tools at Strength to Love 2 in Baltimore, City, August 15, 2019
Updated: October 14, 2021

Fruit and Vegetable Grower Meetings

A list of meetings for fruit and vegetable growers.
WMREC Twilight Meeting
Updated: September 17, 2021

Vegetable and Fruit News-September 2021

Fruit and Vegetable News, Volume 12, Issue 6 (September 9, 2021)
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Updated: September 17, 2021

Big-Eyed Bug: A MVP of Generalist Natural Enemies

Big-eyed bugs are predatory “true bugs” in the genus Geocoris. They are members of the family Lygaeidae (seed bugs), but belong to a subfamily containing only predaceous insects. As the name implies, they have characteristic, large prominent eyes relative to their body size. Many different Geocoris species are found throughout the world but there are roughly 25 recognized species in the US. Though big-eyed bugs are prominent in several cropping systems within the US, their importance expands well beyond US borders as they are among the most abundant species of generalist predators occurring naturally worldwide.
Big Eyed Bug
Updated: September 17, 2021

Plectosporium Blight in Some Pumpkin Fields this Year - 2021

I am seeing some plectosporium blight in a few pumpkin fields this year, not as bad as last year but still there. This disease will probably increase if we continue having frequent rains in some locations.
Updated: September 17, 2021

Unusual Foliar Blight Found in Southern Maryland Organic Tomatoes

A very unusual and seldom seen tomato foliar blight was found by an intrepid county educator in Southern Maryland last week.
Updated: September 17, 2021

Allium Leaf Miner Active Now

f you are growing fall leeks or garlic or other Allium species you need to, for the next month or so (September-first freeze) watch for the tell-tale marks left by Allium leaf miner.
Updated: September 16, 2021

Grasshoppers in High Populations

This season keeps with the weird and unusual with reports of grasshoppers causing damage in many different vegetables.
Updated: September 16, 2021

Corky Root Disease in Tomatoes

Corky root is caused by the fungus Pyrenochaeta lycopersici. Tomato plants affected with corky root may appear stunted and generally lack vigor.