Not only is Tax Day right around the corner, mid-April also means the annual return of leek moths in our region. Leek moth is a pest of members of the allium family including onions, garlic, leeks, chives and shallots. The larvae feed on crop foliage, stunting plant growth and compromising the storage life of the crop. Continue reading “New Leek Moth Information Center Provides Pest Management Tactics”
On behalf of Chris Callahan, Hans Estrin, and Andrew May, please join us for the upcoming Cells to Society events. Continue reading “Upcoming Cells to Society Events-March 2023”
The 2023 annual meeting of the Vermont Vegetable and Berry Growers Association (VVBGA) was held on January 24 at the Capital Plaza in Montpelier. The event was a collaboration between the VVBGA and UVM Extension, and it was attended by 198 people. Continue reading “The 2023 VT Vegetable and Berry Growers Association Meeting”
Since its start in 1991, the UVM Extension Master Gardener program has offered a Gardening Helpline, where trained volunteers respond to home and community gardening questions from Vermonters throughout the state.
Over the past few years, the helpline has pivoted from a telephone call-in service to going completely online during COVID-19, and in 2022, to a blended service. Vermonters can either call in or ask their questions online through Ask Extension (a national initiative created and maintained by the Extension Foundation). Continue reading “Gardening Helpline Hits a Five-Year High”
UVM Extension is pleased to offer a free parasite management and FAMACHA training course for sheep and goat producers (including dairy, meat and ﬁber) co-hosted by the Cornell Sheep & Goat Program and Cornell Cooperative Extension. The dates are May 9 and May 16, 2022 for the webinars, and a three-hour on-farm workshop in Whiting, VT on May 23. Continue reading “Extension Offering Internal Parasites in Sheep & Goats Trainings for Producers”