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Bacterial Leaf Scorch found in Moultrie County

Posted by Beth Allhands - Gardening

Photo: American Phytopathological Society   A high number of pin and other oak trees in Moultrie County have been diagnosed with Bacterial Leaf Scorch. Given the close proximity to us, we like to pay attention to what is happening to our neighbors. Bacterial leaf scorch is caused by the bacterium Xylella fastidosa and is spread by xylem-feeding leafhop...

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Drying Apples

This summer has been focused on freezing and dehydration programs, as part of our line of food preservation classes from UI Extension. The National Center for Home Food Preservation is a great resource for information on freezing and drying foods. If you still have summer crops giving their last, consider drying those for use in recipe...

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