Local garden growing friends, you are invited to attend a free webinar at our local county extension. Join me tomorrow for:
Growing Squash, Cucumbers and Pumpkins with IPM:From Jayla Fry, Texas Master Gardener Coordinator: There will be a webinar on August 2from 11:30-1:00 p.m. Central time for Master Gardeners and Coordinators to learn and discuss growing squash, cucumbers and pumpkins with IPM. Dr. Rhoda Burrows, Extension Horticulturist, South Dakota State University will discuss planting and management; Celeste Welty, Extension Entomologist, The Ohio State University, will cover cucumber beetles, squash vine borer, and squash bugs; Michelle Grabowski, Extension Plant Pathologist, University of Minnesota will discuss powdery mildew, downy mildew, leaf spot and fruit rot diseases; and Dr. Mary Meyer, Extension Horticulturist, University of Minnesota will be the host and moderator. Three 20 minute presentations will be followed by 10 minutes of questions and discussion offered through umconnect.umn.edu.