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Disease Management - Botrytis

Timely Viticulture - Bloom and Pre-harvest
Botrytis is a major disease threat as harvest approaches. Botrytis cinerea is a fungus that affects many plant species, especially wine grapes, where it is commonly known as Botrytis bunch rot or gray mold. Botrytis basics Grape flowers are considered the “gateway” for Botrytis infections, but the...
This edition of Agronomy News includes articles on the white grub and wireworm mangement, USDA Market Facilitation Program, farm safety, fungicide recommendations, head scab manageent, grain drill calibration, dicamba drift, pesticide container recycling, UMD job...More info

2019 Annual Strawberry Twilight meeting

Wednesday, May. 22, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Wye Research & Education Center (Farm)
Come and listen to University and USDA Specialist discuss current conditions and issues with Maryland strawberry production, including fungicide resistance, scheduling fungicide sprays using the Strawberry Advisory System (SAS) and weather monitoring systems to aid in Spray decisions. See and taste...

2016 Fungicide Resistance Management Guidelines Available

The Fungicide Resistance Action Committee (FRAC) has released the 10th Edition of the guide, the Fungicide Resistance Management Guidelines for Vegetable Crops Grown in the Mid-Atlantic Region for 2016. Since 2007, over 20,000 FRAC guides have been distributed in the mid-Atlantic and surrounding...

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