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Cucurbit downy mildew on cucumber

Downy Mildew

Downy Mildew has been confirmed in Wilson County. Listed below is information about the fungal disease and control options available.

The IPM Pipeline Cucurbit Downy Mildew Forecast Homepage Epidemic Status Map   IPM Pipeline – Downy Mildew

2022 Southeastern US Vegetable Crop Handbook

If you’d like a hard copy of the 2022 SE Vegetable Handbook, I have some at the office.

Photo of microscope view of whisker-like setae
Anthracnose is caused by the fungus Colletotrichum orbiculare (syn. Colletotrichum lagenarium). The disease is easily diagnosed with a hand lens or microscope when whisker-like setae (hairs) can be seen in the pink spore masses.

Other News

Recently released data from the U.S. Department of Labor reflects surging demand for temporary agricultural employees under the H-2A program.
H-2A Temporary Ag Worker Demand Surges

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency is mailing applications for the Emergency Relief Program (ERP), to help offset losses caused by wildfires, droughts, hurricanes and other natural disasters in 2020 and 2021.
USDA Emergency Relief Program Kickoff

Biopesticides for Disease Management in Vegetable Crops

What are Biopesticides? Biopesticides, which include products that contain biological control agents (BCAs) or are derived from organisms or products found in nature, are used to manage diseases and pests.

Plant, Disease and Insect Clinic
The NC State Plant, Disease and Insect Clinic is an excellent resource available. If you’d like assistance in utilizing this resource please let me know and I’d be happy to help.
Sample submission information from Plant Disease and Insect Clinic,