Organic Agriculture News Archive
July 2, 2014 | Lina Rodriguez Salamanca | Plant diseases have started to appear in various crops. The first corn earworm moths of the season were caught, indicating it is time to start insecticide applications in sweet corn fields with fresh silks.
July 2, 2014 | Ben Werling | Recent weather has created a challenge for growers, permitting disease while making access to fields for fungicide application challenging.
July 1, 2014 | Annemiek Schilder | Black rot and Phomopsis are active in grapes. Aim to protect clusters from infection as soon as possible and rely on systemic fungicides for post-infection activity, particularly during rainy periods.
July 1, 2014 | Annemiek Schilder | Frequent rains and high relative humidity are favoring downy mildew in grapes. Choose an effective fungicide to protect clusters and leaves on susceptible cultivars.