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New Fruit and Vegetable Disease Management Publications Available!

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New Fruit and Vegetable Disease Management Publications Available!

Several new or updated resources for fruit and vegetable disease management are now available. These publications are available at the links below.

 

 

 

MSU Extension Pub: F1139          Plant Disease Sample Submission Form (new, 2017)

                                                                *This is the new submission form for the Extension Plant Diagnostic Lab.

 

MSU Extension Pub: F0448          Nematode Sample Submission Form (new, 2017)

                                                                *This is the new submission form for the Extension Plant Diagnostic Lab.

 

MSU Extension Pub: M1562        How to Collect and Package Plant Disease Specimens for Diagnosis (revised, 2017)

 

MSU Extension Pub: P3022          Taking Photos of Plant Disease Problems (new, 2017)

 

MSU Extension Pub: P3076          Cucurbit Downy Mildew (new, 2017)

 

                MSU Extension Pub: P1861          Greenhouse Tomatoes: Pest Management in Mississippi (updated, 2017)

 

MSU Extension Pub: P2036          Organic Vegetable IPM Guide (revised, 2016)

                                                                *Includes major updates to disease management portion of the guide.

 

MSU Extension Pub: P2946          Lichens (new, 2016)

 

MSU Extension Pub: P2936          Greenhouse Basil Downy Mildew (updated, 2016)

 

MSU Extension Pub: P3005          Pecan Bacterial Leaf Scorch (new, 2016)

 

2017 Southeastern US Vegetable Crop Handbook (updated, 2017)

 

2017 Southeastern Peach, Nectarine and Plum Pest Management and Culture Guide (updated, 2017)

 

2017 Southeast Regional Blueberry Integrated Management Guide (updated, 2017)

 

2017 Southeast Regional Organic Blueberry Pest Management Guide (updated, 2017)

 

2017 Southeast Regional Caneberries Integrated Management Guide  (updated, 2017)

 

2017 Southeast Regional Strawberry Integrated Pest Management Guide (updated, 2017)

 

2017 Southeast Regional Muscadine Grape Integrated Management Guide (updated, 2017)

 

2017 Integrated Orchard Management Guide for Commercial Apples in the Southeast

 

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Mark Your Calendars!  

The annual field day at the Beaumont Horticultural Unit is June 1st!

Registration begins at 7:30 with biscuits and breakfast burritos!

The program begins at 8:15, and we have a great line-up of speakers this year!  

Topics will include:

New crape myrtle releases

Pest management

Floral Design

Edible Landscaping

and much, much more!

And you won’t want to miss Paul Cavanaugh and the PineBelt Master Gardeners’ Salad Table project!

No RSVP is necessary, and the program is FREE!

The Beaumont Horticultural Unit is located at 478 Hwy. 15N, Beaumont, MS  39423 (Perry Co.)

Beaumont Horticultural Unit Field Day is Coming Soon

Pest Management Workshop – March 16, 2017

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Pest Management Workshop – March 16, 2017

2017 General Pest Management Workshop

Thursday, March 16, 2017 – 8:15 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.

The 2017 General Pest Management Workshop will be held on Thursday, March 16, 2017, at the Central Mississippi Research and Extension Center in Raymond. The workshop will consist of a morning and afternoon session. Registration/check-in will begin at 8:15 A.M. The program will begin at 8:45 A.M and will end at 4:00 P.M. Lunch will be provided.

This workshop has been approved by the Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce Bureau of Plant Industry for consultant recertification for entomology, plant pathology, and weed control.

This workshop is also being offered for in-service training credit for MSU Extension agents. Agents attending the workshop must complete the online workshop registration as well as the in-service training registration in order to get in-service training credit.

Pre-registration and payment of the $20.00 pre-registration fee should be completed/received no later than Wednesday, March 9, 2017.  The registration fee will increase to $25.00 for registrations received after March 9 or on the day of the workshop.

Additional information regarding registration and payments is available through the online registration.