Prepare for Hot Weather and Spider Mites in 2022

Many new miticides for strawberries and vegetables Hot and dry are ideal conditions for spider mite outbreaks. Along the East Coast, growers reported spider mite infestations in beans, cucurbits, eggplant, tomatoes, sweet corn, and even potatoes. Mites are not true insects but are classed as a type of arachnid closely related to insects, spiders, ticks, … Read more

Choose Tomatoes that are the most Disease-Resistance

Disease resistant tomatoes

Disease resistant tomatoes are what everyone hopes for when planting tis delicious vegetable. Selecting the best tomato cultivars takes more than choosing the best shape, color, and size. The most complete disease resistance package should be considered for reducing losses to diseases, as well as best results when growing. Introducing Tolerant Cultivars In recent years, … Read more

Getting to the Root of Replant Disease

Getting to the Root of Replant Disease

Spring planting is probably on your mind. Whether you’re waiting for new varieties to arrive, or old favorites that have regained their popularity, replanting the orchard is an ongoing task. – Root of Replant Disease It’s also cause for concern. Trees planted in the same soils where others have been removed often show signs of stunted … Read more