Fruit & Vegetable News Blog Posts en Brassica downy mildew samples wanted Meg McGrath, plant pathologist at Cornell University, is looking for samples of downy mildew on Brassica crops. See her note below, and please contact her directly by emailing if you have samples you'd be willing to share with her. Wed, 31 Aug 2022 12:00:00 +0000 Rebecca Sideman NH Farms: List your Farm on the NHVBGA Website NH growers: sign up by September 9th to claim your free website listing on the NH Vegetable & Berry Growers' Association's new website! Tue, 30 Aug 2022 12:00:00 +0000 Rebecca Sideman Spotted Wing Drosophila: Keep an Eye Out Last week (June 23), the first NH spotted wing drosophila (SWD) captures were made in Concord – just a single male in each of two traps. Fri, 01 Jul 2022 12:00:00 +0000 NH growers - the NHVBGA needs your help! New Hampshire Vegetable & Berry Growers' Association has created a 1-minute survey to create baseline data prior to launch of their new website. Tue, 31 May 2022 12:00:00 +0000 Rebecca Sideman New Research Report Published: High Tunnel Tomato Fruit Cluster Pruning We have just published a new research report that describes a project focused on cluster thinning in high tunnel tomato. Tue, 31 May 2022 12:00:00 +0000 Rebecca Sideman Diversified growers: Seeking your input on marketing practices Please help out this research and marketing effort by giving your input and experience! Tue, 31 May 2022 12:00:00 +0000 Cucurbit grower survey Researchers are conducting a survey of cucurbit growers in the Eastern U.S. to learn about their pest management and production strategies. Fri, 04 Mar 2022 12:00:00 +0000 Rebecca Sideman Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus (TSWV): a virus you should know and be able to identify! Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus (TSWV) is a virus that has been documented on multiple farms in each of the last several years in New Hampshire; in some cases, causing significant plant and revenue loss. TSWV is often introduced on asymptomatic plants and then is transmitted by thrips to vegetable seedlings or other plants that were started by seed. Learn more about this pathogen and how to minimize its' effects. Fri, 25 Feb 2022 12:00:00 +0000 Rebecca Sideman NH Vegetable & Berry Growers' Roundtables In this series of monthly noontime deep dive workshops, we’re going to explore a range of topics in an informal, facilitated discussion. These will take place the third Tuesday of each month, starting Tuesday January 18th at 12:00 pm with Exploring Salanova. Thu, 06 Jan 2022 12:00:00 +0000 Act now to be listed in NH Farm Directories! Sign up before February 18th to be included in any of the NH Department of Agriculture, Markets and Foods Directories. Wed, 05 Jan 2022 12:00:00 +0000