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Fruit & Vegetable Weekly Crop Update

Timely vegetable crop info for local producers.
corn earworm tomato fruitworm

weekly fruit and vegetable crop update 5-28-2013

Posted by Kyle Cecil -

1.4 inch  soil temp : 62.2 F 2. Growing degree days since April 1: 441.0 GDD: Average = 364.0 GDD 3."Our trap at Urbana captured a  few corn ear worm moths last weekend. Obviously it's not time to worry about this insect's impact on sweet corn yet, but for the growers with high-tunnel tomatoes that are already setting fruit, the mot...

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Cutworm Clemson

weekly fruit and vegetable crop update 5-13-2013

Posted by Kyle Cecil -

1. 10 am 4 inch soil temperature : 61 degrees F 2. Growing Degree Days (GDD) Since April 1: 2013 = 199.5 GDD Average** = 170.0 GDD 3. Tomato plant spacing ; How close? The answer to this often asked question is that it depends. It depends on the plant type (indeterminate or determinate), the trellising system and how the plant will be...

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