Cucurbit downy mildew has been confirmed on cucumber near Cedarville in Cumberland County, New Jersey. This is the first report of cucurbit downy mildew this growing season. All cucumber growers who have not included a downy mildew-specific fungicide in their weekly spray program should do so. For more in formation on controlling cucurbit downy mildew please see the 2016 Mid-Atlantic Commercial Vegetable Production Recommendations Guide.
July 11, 2016