Fortified Against Blindness

Vitamin A deficiency is the leading cause of preventable blindness in children. It also increases the risk of disease and death from severe infections, according to the World Health Organization. About 250 million preschool children across the world are vitamin A deficient. Many of these live in Africa and South-Eastern Asia. Fortunately, vitamin deficiency is … Read more

Learning About Leek Moth

Use Floating Row Cover to Protect Your Leeks, Onions or Garlic Against Leek Moth

Adult leek moths are speckled brown, white and black with a white spot halfway down the outer wings and measure about 3/8 inch long. They are nocturnal and have approximately a 23-day life span. Northern New York (NNY) agricultural leaders are undertaking outreach and research to inform growers about a pest that likes onions, garlic, … Read more