Vegetable and Fruit News

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Published by our Vegetable & Fruit Team, this blog shares the latest news and research about vegetable and fruit production in the state and beyond. You can receive email notifications when we post new articles by subscribing to our newsletter. 

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(For posts before 2018, see NH Vegetable & Fruit News archives). 

Enjoy the New England Fruit and Vegetable Conference from the comfort of your own living room! The conference will be online this year, due to the ong... Learn More
We’re hosting a webinar for vegetable growers dealing with cutworm issues in cool-season production, December 1st 12-1pm.  Learn More
Updated Produce Safety Alliance (PSA) Grower Training information. Learn More
Come and visit the NH Agricultural Experiment Station's vineyards and farm from 2-4pm on Saturday, Aug 28, 2021. Learn More
Do you grow arugula? Have you experienced arugula crop losses? If so, we want to hear from you! The Northeast Arugula Team (NEAT)&nb... Learn More
We are hearing reports of western bean cutworm activity in sweet corn this week. This species is relatively new to our region and can cause injury to ... Learn More
The NH Farm Network (a new collaborative across various organizations) needs the input and perspectives of beginner farmers in order to develop an inc... Learn More
We have started to detect SWD in blueberry and raspberry crops here in Durham and suspect that most fruit growing areas will be at low to high risk of... Learn More
The Cucurbit Downy Mildew (CDM) forecasts have changed rapidly with the storms coming up from the south. The risk is increasing, particularly for... Learn More
Measuring leaf nutrient levels allows fruit growers to evaluate results from past fertilization and gives the most reliable data on which to base reco... Learn More
A new report has been confirmed this summer in Grafton County, by our state entomologist, Piera Siegert. It has now been found in several gardens and ... Learn More
Do you use the New England Vegetable Management Guide as a resource? If so, we want to hear from you!!! The authors of the New England Vegetable ... Learn More
Spotted wing drosophila (SWD) is an invasive fly that lays her eggs in the ripe and ripening fruit of thin skinned fruits, like raspberries, blueberri... Learn More
Nematodes are the most abundant and diverse group of animals on Earth. Some infect plants and animals, but entomopathogenic nematodes (EPNs) only infect insects. This blog series has everything you need to know about using EPNs for biological control of i
Nematodes are the most abundant and diverse group of animals on Earth. Some infect plants and animals, but entomopathogenic nematodes (EPNs) only infe... Learn More
Do you think sweet corn pest monitoring thresholds need an update?  Represent New England pest management needs by filling out this survey: ht... Learn More
Nematodes are the most abundant and diverse group of animals on Earth. Some infect plants and animals, but entomopathogenic nematodes (EPNs) only infect insects. This blog series has everything you need to know about using EPNs for biological control of i
Nematodes are the most abundant and diverse group of animals on Earth. Some infect plants and animals, but entomopathogenic nematodes (EPNs) only infe... Learn More
We have just published a new research report that describes a project focused on winter protection of figs grown in-ground in Durham NH. Learn More
Subscribe to the Northeast Tree Fruit IPM YouTube channel for real-time insights from experts in the region.
Subscribe to the Northeast Tree Fruit IPM YouTube channel for real-time insights from experts in the region. Learn More
This soil-dwelling caterpillar may be an emerging pest for many vegetable and strawberry growers in the region.
This soil-dwelling caterpillar may be an emerging pest for many vegetable and strawberry growers in the region. Learn More
The New England Vegetable and Fruit Conference Planning Committee has made the difficult decision not to hold an in-person New England Vegetable and F... Learn More
The NH Vegetable and Berry Growers' Association Annual Meeting was held virtually on March 27, 2021. We had a fantastic lineup, and these presentation... Learn More
Dial Fruit Pest Hotline (603-862-3763) Anna Wallingford here, your new extension specialist in entomology and IPM! I’ve been calculating my degree ... Learn More
The Food Systems Lab at the University of New Hampshire is conducting a research study about increasing farm income and local and regional food produc... Learn More
 Some of our colleagues in Maine at Wolfe’s Neck Center for Agriculture & Environment have put together a survey to get input from farmers in... Learn More
The beginning of March marks the start of pruning season for New Hampshire gardeners and home orchardists. This time of year is also when UNH Extensio... Learn More
Researchers at the University of Rhode Island are currently distributing an online survey about fresh market sweet corn. If you grow fresh market swee... Learn More
Just in from the Kiwiberry research and breeding program at UNH, I'm sharing three important updates: Hiring a Vineyard Manager  The incr... Learn More
In December 2020, we held the Northern New England High Tunnel Conference, online this year.  For those who weren't able to attend, we recor... Learn More
Signup for CFAP 2 began September 21 and runs through December 11, 2020, for the second round of Coronavirus Food Assistance Program payments (CFAP 2)... Learn More
The Maine Organic Farmers & Gardeners (MOFGA) Farmer to Farmer Conference is going online this year, so this is a unique opportunity for... Learn More

Fruit & Vegetable Team