Cucurbits Stories

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October 25, 2014
Fight Phytophthora Blight Of Cucurbits
Learn how to identify, the survival and spread, as well as management methods for this disease. Read More
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October 16, 2014
6 Juicy Watermelon Selections For The Sunshine State
Leading vegetable seed companies highlight a half dozen high-performance varieties for Florida producers. Read More
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October 6, 2014
A Soldier Reveals How He Executed “Operation Cantaloupe”
The cantaloupe “mission” is a reminder of the importance of brand recognition.  Read More
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October 6, 2014
Orange-Fleshed Melon Ripe For Beta-Carotene Analysis
Honeydew and cantaloupe appear to be comparable sources of dietary provitamin A. Read More
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September 15, 2014
14 Stand-Out Melon Varieties [Slideshow]
Browse the slideshow above for information on these exceptional melon varieties from the nation’s leading seed breeders and distributors. Read More
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September 12, 2014
Nimitz Nematicide Receives EPA Approval
New product from Adama has a unique mode of action and is approved for use on a variety of vegetables. Read More
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September 4, 2014
20 Top-Notch Squash Varieties [Slideshow]
Browse the gallery for details on 20 squash varieties from the nation’s leading seed breeders and distributors. Read More
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August 19, 2014
24 Sweet Watermelon Varieties [Slideshow]
Browse the slideshow below for information on 24 watermelon varieties from the nation’s leading seed breeders and distributors. Read More
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August 6, 2014
Baloian Farms Takes Home The People’s Choice Award For Their Squash Kits
Baloian Farms received an award for their squash with seasoning kits at the 4th Annual Fresno Food Expo in California. Read More
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August 6, 2014
19 Leading Pumpkin Varieties [Slideshow]
Browse the slideshow for details on 19 pumpkin varieties from our nation’s leading seed breeders and distributors. Read More
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July 9, 2014
Drought May Cause Pest Migration To California Cucurbit Crops
Some diseases may not show up this year because of the drought, but keep a watchful eye on insects feeding on your cucurbit crops. Read More
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July 8, 2014
Protect Melons From Whitefly-Transmitted Virus
Researchers discuss current options for growers to keep cucurbit yellow stunting disorder virus out of melon and other cucurbit crops. Read More
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June 5, 2014
Sakata Seed America Set For Florida Watermelon Trials
Growers to get an up-close look at the latest varieties and more. Read More
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May 28, 2014
Excellent Cucumber Varieties For 2014
Click on the slideshow for details on 12 cucumber varieties from the nation’s leading seed breeders and distributors. Read More
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March 12, 2014
New Farm Bill Encourages Growers To Buy Crop Insurance
Coverage critical as risks stand in the way of reward. Read More
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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
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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
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December 20, 2016
3 New Fungicide Product Options for Vege…
Unique modes of action the main feature of modern chemistries. Read More
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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
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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
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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
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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
Crop Protection
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
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October 8, 2016
Georgia Whitefly Populations Explode, Tr…
Researcher says growers must be up-to-date on spray programs. Read More
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October 8, 2016
3,100 Pounds Of Marijuana Hidden In Cucu…
U.S. Customs and Border Protection made the discovery at the Otay Mesa cargo port in California. Read More
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October 3, 2016
Take Control Of Cucumber Beetles
Tactics to manage the pest of cucurbits include proper scouting, trap cropping, plus cultural and chemical controls. Read More
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September 25, 2016
10 Cantaloupe And Melon Varieties You Ne…
Browse this slideshow for more information on 10 cantaloupe and melon varieties you need to know about from the nation’s leading Read More
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September 21, 2016
Don’t Let White Grubs Gobble Up Yo…
Learn how to identify, the survival and spread, as well as management methods for this pest. Read More
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September 6, 2016
Purdue Entomologist Receives USDA Grant …
The goal of the research team is to help growers of cucurbits achieve effective pest control while protecting honeybees and other beneficial pollinating insects. Read More
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July 22, 2016
California Cantaloupe Growers To Celebra…
The Golden State’s cantaloupes are now in peak production from major areas in the San Joaquin Valley. Read More
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July 21, 2016
Study Shows Buckwheat Can Help Stifle Sq…
Unique cover crop choice attracts beneficial bugs, increasing pollination prospects and reducing insect threats. Read More
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July 18, 2016
Early Infection Of Downy Mildew Confirme…
The pathogen has been confirmed in Michigan cucumbers in Bay County for the 2016 season. Read More