Cucurbits Stories

Cucurbits
October 6, 2015
Bayer CropScience Vegetable Seeds, National Watermelon Association Partner To Help Growers
Bayer to fund first-year memberships to all eligible watermelon growers. Read More
Cucurbits
August 31, 2015
8 Must-Have Melons
This month’s variety specs feature focuses on the latest cantaloupe and melon varieties. Some of the features highlighted include disease Read More
Bacterial wilt of curcurbits
Cucurbits
July 22, 2015
Win The War Against Bacterial Wilt Of Cucurbits
Learn how to identify, the survival and spread, as well as management methods of this vegetable disease. Read More
Cucurbits
July 22, 2015
Sakata Promotes Melon With Long Shelf Life
The variety Infinite Gold features good holding ability in the field. Read More
Cucurbits
July 14, 2015
High Heat Impacts Georgia Watermelons
Numbers are expected to be lower this year, but it is too early to tell by how much. Read More
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July 8, 2015
Downy Mildew Reported In Ohio Cucumber Fields
According to a disease update from Ohio State University Extension, downy mildew was reported in cucumbers on farms in West Read More
Cucurbits
July 1, 2015
11 Pumpkin And Squash Varieties
This month’s variety specs feature focuses on pumpkin and squash varieties. Features highlighted include great disease resistance packages, excellent yield potential, Read More
Crop Protection
June 26, 2015
Zeal SC Miticide Now Registered With Liquid Formulation
Valent U.S.A. Corporation announced that Zeal SC Miticide has been registered by the EPA with a new liquid formulation that Read More
Cucurbits
June 26, 2015
National Watermelon Association Designs Patriotic Car For NASCAR Racer
The National Watermelon Association (NWA), in conjunction with NASCAR racer Ross Chastain’s season long sponsors Watermelon.org and Helena Chemical, want Read More
squash vine borer larvae
Cucurbits
June 23, 2015
Vigilance A Must To Squelch Squash Vine Borer
Learn how to identify, the survival and spread, as well as management methods for this vegetable pest. Read More
Crop Protection
June 23, 2015
Downy Mildew Makes Early Appearance In Michigan Cucumbers
An alert sent by Michigan State University (MSU) Extension confirms the presence of downy mildew on cucumber leaves in Michigan. Read More
Cucurbits
May 13, 2015
6 Juicy Watermelon Varieties For Florida Growers
Leading vegetable seed companies are rolling out new selections specifically suited for growing conditions in the Sunshine State. Read More
Cucurbits
May 3, 2015
12 Cool Cucumber Varieties
This month’s variety specs feature highlights 12 top-performing cucumber varieties submitted to us from the nation’s leading seed breeders and Read More
Cucurbits
April 29, 2015
Sustainable Disease Control In Cucurbits
Focus on proper irrigation practices, use resistant varieties, and know when pathogens will be in your area. Read More
Cucurbits
April 14, 2015
How To Control Damaging Diseases In Melons
Some of the top diseases to watch for include Fusarium wilt, angular leaf spot, and powdery mildew. Read More
The Latest
Cucurbits
September 6, 2017
9 Zucchini and Other Squash Varieties Yo…
Looking for a new squash to add to your production mix? Check out these varieties! Read More
Cucurbits
July 13, 2017
Scientists Keying in on Sweeter and Stro…
New study shows grafting can give growers an upper hand on soilborne disease threats. Read More
Cucurbits
June 20, 2017
Take Caution to Curb Cucurbit Leaf Crump…
Learn how to identify, the survival and spread, as well as management methods for this disease. Read More
Apples & Pears
June 19, 2017
Bee-ware: New Resources Released for Nat…
New videos, webinars available during week-long observance. Read More
Crop Protection
June 7, 2017
Field Scouting Guide for Squash Powdery …
Learn how to spot and treat a pest that impacts all cucurbits. Read More
Cucurbits
June 6, 2017
Scientists Zone in on Precision Weed Con…
Surgically placed fumigants at the base of promising pest management method for vegetable growers. Read More
Cucurbits
April 19, 2017
Alternaria Leaf Spot Awareness Can Save …
Learn how to identify, the survival and spread, as well as management methods for this malady. Read More
Crop Protection
March 10, 2017
Nematicide Now Available in California, …
Velum One from Bayer also suppresses foliar diseases, increases yields. Read More
Cucurbits
March 8, 2017
How Steam Helps Remove Pathogens on Cant…
The technique also may effectively sanitize watermelons, honeydews, cucumbers, and baby carrots. Read More
Cucurbits
January 20, 2017
Renowned Researcher Margaret McGrath Rec…
A plant pathologist, McGrath’s expertise has helped both organic and conventional growers fight late blight, downy mildew, and others.  Read More
Cucurbits
January 8, 2017
13 of the Latest Watermelon Varieties [s…
Browse this slideshow for more information on 13 watermelon varieties you need to know in 2017 from the nation’s leading seed breeders and Read More
Cucurbits
December 22, 2016
Stay Alert to Anthracnose of Cucurbits
Learn how to identify, the survival and spread, as well as management methods for this destructive vegetable disease. Read More
Cucurbits
December 20, 2016
3 New Fungicide Product Options for Vege…
Unique modes of action the main feature of modern chemistries. Read More
Crop Protection
November 30, 2016
The Effect Of Soil Fertility On Fusarium…
Ongoing research sheds light on the role soil health plays in the severity of the deadly pathogen. Read More
Crop Protection
November 8, 2016
The Effect Of Soil Fertility On Fusarium…
Ongoing research sheds light on the role soil health plays in the severity of the deadly pathogen in watermelon crops. Read More
Cucurbits
October 31, 2016
7 Squash And Cucumber Cultivars To Consi…
Get the lowdown on several of the latest varieties making a name for themselves in the marketplace. Read More
Cucurbits
October 27, 2016
9 Melon Varieties To Keep In Mind
View some of the latest watermelon and cantaloupe varieties making an impact on the market. Read More
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October 25, 2016
Vegetable Grafting Facility Gears Up For…
The Tri-Hishtil vegetable grafting facility in North Carolina hopes to double grafted plant production by next year. Read More