November 16, 2018

Click HERE to check out the latest issue of Purdue’s Vegetable Crops hotline, where updates have been published.

January 25, 2018

James Hung recently presented at the Ohio Produce Network meeting, where he provided an update of his work on pollinators in pumpkin. Check out the information sheet about squash bees that he compiled, what a great resource!

Squash bees as pumpkin pollinators

December 5, 2017

Join team members Dr. Rick Foster and Dr. Tom Wood at the Great Lakes Expo this week! We hope to see you there.

October 26, 2017

Thomas Wood from Michigan State University will be heading to the Pickle Packers International Annual Meeting to report on his findings from this summer. His talk is entitled “Cucumber Pollination in Michigan: the Relative Contribution of Wild and Managed Bees”. Good luck to you and enjoy the meeting. To find out more, click on the image below.

October 9, 2017

As we begin to work through the hundreds of samples that we collected from the fields this past summer we wanted to share some photos from watermelon production in Indiana. 

Graduate Student John Ternest sampling for cucumber beetles early in the season.

Striped cucumber beetle.

More watermelons!

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