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Fruit & Vegetable Weekly Crop Update

Timely vegetable crop info for local producers.

weekly fruit and vegetable crop update 10-25-2013

Posted by Kyle Cecil -

Hello everyone.....   This will be the last weekly posting of the update for this season.  I will continue to send out relevant information for the next few months regarding many training opportunities that are upcoming.  The weekly updates will resume Feb 1.   1. 4 inch soil temp : 38.1 F 2. Growing Degree Days Since April...

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Cabbage looper

Weekly fruit and vegetable crop update 10-07-2013

Posted by Kyle Cecil -

1. 4 inch soil temp : 52.6F 2. Growing Degree Days (GDD) since April 1,2013 = 3100.0 GDD Average** = 2992.5 GDD 3. High tunnels + fall crops = a great place for cabbage loopers and imported cabbageworm . Just a reminder ... Bt is not very effective against loopers after the 1st or 2nd instar (stage). Bt works fine against any stage of...

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