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Integrated Pest Management Program

Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture, Department of Extension

Crop Talk

Crop Talk is a newsletter from the University of Connecticut Cooperative Extension System and Department of Plant Science for commercial vegetable and fruit growers. Our goal with Crop Talk is to provide you with information on the latest developments in any and all aspects of vegetable and fruit farming, and to keep you abreast of upcoming educational events and opportunities.

Fruit growers: To sign up for the Crop Talk listserve, email mary.concklin@uconn.edu and write Crop Talk in the subject line.

Commercial vegetable growers: To sign up for a hard copy of Crop Talk, email Jude.boucher@uconn.edu and leave your mailing address and a short description of your farm (i.e., acres and what you grow).

Upcoming IPM Events

UConn Pond Management Workshop

August 15, 2017, 12:45 – 6:15 PM
CAES Valley Laboratory, Windsor, CT & Monrovia, Granby, CT

153 Cook Hill Road, Windsor, CT 06095

Program and Registration Information
Register Online (Online registration closes at 11:59 p.m. on August 11.)

Questions? Contact: Vickie Wallace, victoria.wallace@uconn.edu, 860-885-2826
 

Keeping Those Dratted Diseases Out of Your Crops

Thursday, September 21, 2017

CT Ag Experiment Station

New Haven, CT

Click here for program brochure and more information

Questions?   Contact Leanne Pundt at leanne.pundt@uconn.edu 
or 860-626-6855

 

Native Plants and Pollinators Conference

Thursday, October 19, 2017, 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
UConn Student Union Ballroom (room 330), 2100 Hillside Road, Storrs, CT 06269

Program and Registration Information
Register Online (Online registration closes at 11:59 PM on October 17.)

Questions? Contact: Donna Ellis, donna.ellis@uconn.edu, 860-486-6448

IPM News

Would you like to receive updates and other announcements about nursery and landscape pests?  Please reply to Donna Ellis with your name, the name of your business, and your email address to be added to the email distribution list for the UConn Nursery and Landscape Pest Update, now available on the IPM website.

The 2016 UConn IPM Annual Report is now available.

Lily Leaf Beetle updates are now available: Revised Fact Sheet and Infographic.

The UConn IPM Program color posters are now available on the website.

New Plant Diagnostic Lab Website!

The IPM Brochure is now available!

Pesticide Applicators:  Public Comment Period Now Open for EPA's Certification and Training Proposal

2016-2017 New England Vegetable Management Guide is now available through the UConn Office of Communications and on-line at store.uconn.edu. Cost is $25 plus shipping.

2017-2018  New England Greenhouse Floriculture Guide is available through the UConn Office of Communications at 860-486-3336, and online here.  Cost is $40.

2015 New England Tree Fruit Management Guide is now available through the UConn Office of Communications at 860-486-3336, and on-line at store.uconn.edu. Cost is $35 plus shipping.

2015-2016 New England Small Fruit Pest Management Guide is now available through the UConn Office of Communications and the on-line store at store.uconn.edu. Cost is $16 plus shipping.