Excerpt: Strip-tillage production system with rolled and crimped cereal rye has been shown to promote soil health, resulting in significant increases in soil aggregate stability, potentially mineralizable nitrogen, active soil carbon, and microbial activity when compared to a conventionally tilled production system. To make strip-tillage and no-tillage systems viable options for growers, it is crucial to >>> Read More.
Excerpt: Dr. Long will briefly highlight common insect pests of peppers, including flies, aphids, caterpillars, and mites. The majority of this session will focus on the pepper weevil, a small snout beetle that attacks all pepper types. I will provide a brief overview of pepper weevil biology and management in pepper production. >>> Read More.