Vegetable Crops

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Our specialists use the best research-based information to support agriculture in the state.  For our commercial growers, we provide workshops, fact sheets, programs, on-site consultations and comprehensive pest, plant and soil diagnostics. Eventhough some of this information may be useful to home gardeners, this page is focused on addressing production agriculture needs. 

latest vegetable IPM Reports




Cucurbit downy mildew (CDM) was identified in southern NH today, July 7, 2023. Learn More
Pest update for vegetable and fruit growers: SWD and western bean cutworm are being captured in southern NH. Learn More
Specialty Crop Growers Prepare to Shift Management Practices to Protect Against Destructive Flies
Recent changes in local and federal pesticide laws in our region have led to a push by researchers to develop better IPM strategies for managing Delia... Learn More


The 2023 production season was extremely challenging for farmers throughout the northeast. Widespread freeze events in February and May caused the gre... Learn More
Optimizing your boom sprayer's distribution pattern is a key part of controlling pests on fruit and vegetable crops, or in the landscape. This fa... Learn More
Proper calibration of the low-pressure boom sprayer is necessary to ensure uniform and economical application, free of overdoses and skips. This fact ... Learn More
Proper calibration boom sprayer equipment can help ensure spray applications are effective, efficient, and economical. This fact sheet describes the s... Learn More
Optimizing your air blast sprayerʼs distribution pattern is a key part of controlling pests on fruit and vegetable crops. This fact sheet outlines fou... Learn More
This fact sheet provides an overview of the most common reasons to use cover crops at home and lays out the most successful options for gardeners in N... Learn More