July 6th, 2020 – Downy Mildew was identified today in a commercial cucumber field in Kent County, Ontario.
Risk remains high now that the disease has been confirmed in Ontario despite hot, dry weather. Continue Reading Cucumber Downy Mildew has now been Confirmed in Kent County, Ontario
Downy mildew has been confirmed in a pickling cucumber crop in Berrien county, in Southwest Michigan. Cucumber downy mildew has NOT been identified in Ontario, but the risk is high. Growers are advised to use a downy mildew specific fungicide program, if this hasn’t been started. Continue Reading Cucumber Downy Mildew Confirmed in the Great Lakes Region 22 Jun 2020
If you wish to maintain strong populations of hoary squash bees on your farm next year and the following years, please plant at least an acre of pumpkin or squash on your farm. Continue Reading Maintaining Pumpkin and Squash Pollinators through 2020
Online scout training workshops for horticultural crops grown in Ontario Continue Reading OMAFRA Vegetable IPM Scout Training Workshops for 2020
The regular cucurbit downy mildew scouting program in Norfolk/Elgin and Kent has now wrapped up for the year. While downy… Continue Reading Cucurbit Downy Mildew Update – July 31th, 2019
For the week of July 15-19, 2019 there was no downy mildew reported in the Norfolk/Elgin or Kent County areas.… Continue Reading Cucurbit Downy Mildew Update – July 20th, 2019
Once again the Ontario Cucumber Research Committee is funding a downy mildew scouting program for pickling cucumbers. In Norfolk, the… Continue Reading Cucumber Downy Mildew Update – June 28th, 2019