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Deformed Spinach? Could be Crown Mites

June 29, 2015

By Joan Allen for UConn Extension   Some spinach cultivars are expected to have pretty bumpy, puckered leaves. If your plants are not that type, but the leaves look like that or have small holes in them when they expand, crown mites (Rhizoglyphus sp.) are a possible cause. Conditions that favor mite activity and damage are […]

Pest Management Guides Available

June 26, 2015

The 2015-2016 New England Management Small Fruit Pest Management Guide  and the 2015 New England Tree Fruit Pest Management Guide are now available at the College of Agriculture bookstore. Call 860-486-3336 or shop on-line

Tools for Healthy Living

June 24, 2015

“Tools for Healthy Living,” a curriculum about healthy homes and food safety, has been accepted as a national peer-reviewed curriculum by the National 4-H Council. The curriculum, designed for students in grades four through six who are in afterschool 4-H programs, was developed by UConn Extension as part of a 5-year Sustainable Community Project grant […]

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