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Sweet Corn IPM Newsletter No. 10 – August 28, 2015

Friday, August 28th, 2015

Sweet CornPlease visit the Highmoor Farm website for the University of Maine Sweet Corn Integrated Pest Management Newsletter No. 10, August 28, 2015, “Corn Earworm Activity Increasing, Downy Mildew Alert for Cucurbit Crops.”

Spotted Wing Drosophila Update: 8/24/15

Monday, August 24th, 2015
Male Spotted Wing Drosophila

Male Spotted Wing Drosophila, photo by Griffin Dill

“Spotted wing drosophila captures have been rising significantly in some locations in Maine this week.”

Please visit the Highmoor Farm website for the Spotted Wing Drosophila Update for August 24, 2015, where you can subscribe to blog updates.

Sweet Corn IPM Newsletter No. 9 – August 21, 2015

Friday, August 21st, 2015

Sweet CornPlease visit the Highmoor Farm website for the University of Maine Sweet Corn Integrated Pest Management Newsletter No. 9, August 21, 2015, “Moderate Corn Earworm Activity.”

Sweet Corn IPM Newsletter No. 8 – August 14, 2015

Friday, August 14th, 2015

Sweet CornPlease visit the Highmoor Farm website for the University of Maine Sweet Corn Integrated Pest Management Newsletter No. 8, August 14, 2015, “Corn Earworm Numbers Rising.”

Spotted Wing Drosophila Update: 8/10/2015

Monday, August 10th, 2015
Male Spotted Wing Drosophila

Male Spotted Wing Drosophila, photo by Griffin Dill

“Spotted wing drosophila captures are becoming more widespread this week, although numbers are still quite low at most sites.”

Please visit the Highmoor Farm website for the Spotted Wing Drosophila Update for August 10, 2015, where you can subscribe to blog updates.

Spotted Wing Drosophila Update: 7/20/2015

Monday, August 10th, 2015
Male Spotted Wing Drosophila

Male Spotted Wing Drosophila, photo by Griffin Dill

“Spotted wing drosophila (Drosophila suzukii) is a new pest that is a concern for growers of raspberries, blueberries and day-neutral strawberries.”

Please visit the Highmoor Farm website for the Spotted Wing Drosophila Update for July 20, 2015, where you can subscribe to blog updates.

Sweet Corn IPM Newsletter No. 7 – August 7, 2015

Friday, August 7th, 2015

Sweet CornPlease visit the Highmoor Farm website for the University of Maine Sweet Corn Integrated Pest Management Newsletter No. 7, August 7, 2015, “Fall Armyworm Chews Up Young Corn.”

Sweet Corn IPM Newsletter No. 6 – July 31, 2015

Friday, July 31st, 2015

Sweet CornPlease visit the Highmoor farm website for the University of Maine Sweet Corn Integrated Pest Management Newsletter No. 6, July 31, 2015, “Low Corn Earworm, High Fall Armyworm.”

Sweet Corn IPM Newsletter No. 5 – July 24, 2015

Friday, July 24th, 2015

Sweet CornPlease visit the Highmoor Farm website for the University of Maine Sweet Corn Integrated Pest Management Newsletter No. 5, July 24, 2015, “High Fall Armyworm Counts Continue.”

Sweet Corn IPM Newsletter No. 4 – July 17, 2015

Monday, July 20th, 2015

Sweet CornPlease visit the Highmoor Farm website for the University of Maine Sweet Corn Integrated Pest Management Newsletter No. 4, July 17, 2015, “Fall Armyworm Threatens Silking Corn.”