The Ag Engineering podcast is a conversation with small scale fruit and vegetable farmers to discuss tools, tips or techniques to improve the sustainability of your farm. In this episode, we visit with Elisabeth Hodgdon the Eastern New York Commercial Horticulture Program of Cornell Cooperative Extension to talk about managing pests on your farm.
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4:15 Crop Rotation
10:45 Mass Trapping
16:31 Resistant Varieties
19:37 Potato Scab
Lists of disease resistant vegetable varieties (various crops), by Meg McGrath, Cornell University
Mass trapping striped cucumber beetles, research and how-to instructions from Jaime Piñero (currently at UMass Extension):
Perimeter trap cropping for yellow and green summer squash, by Jude Boucher (formerly of UConn Extension)
Organic management of swede midge (PDF) by Elisabeth Hodgdon (Cornell University)
How to use banker plant systems (PDF) from the UVM Entomology Research Lab
Biocontrol resources from the NY State Integrated Pest Management Program
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