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The Untimely Death of a Worm

July 01, 2015

By Catherine Hallisey Connecticut FoodCorps As I was kneeling by a raised garden bed, planting snap peas with a couple of students, I heard a third grader scream “NOOOOOO!” from the other side of the garden.  An array of thoughts immediately sped through my mind in the split second it took me to get over to […]

Deformed Spinach? Could be Crown Mites

June 29, 2015

By Joan Allen for UConn Extension   Some spinach cultivars are expected to have pretty bumpy, puckered leaves. If your plants are not that type, but the leaves look like that or have small holes in them when they expand, crown mites (Rhizoglyphus sp.) are a possible cause. Conditions that favor mite activity and damage are […]

Pest Management Guides Available

June 26, 2015

The 2015-2016 New England Management Small Fruit Pest Management Guide  and the 2015 New England Tree Fruit Pest Management Guide are now available at the College of Agriculture bookstore. Call 860-486-3336 or shop on-line atwww.store.uconn.edu.


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