Pros and Cons of Growing Hard Squash in the Spring

Abigail Taylor Cucurbits, Top Posts

Georgia growers may want to consider growing hard squash in the spring. Timothy Coolong, an associate professor at the University of Georgia, says growing hard squash in the spring has some great advantages. Hard squash is incredibly vulnerable to viruses transmitted from aphids. In the spring, the aphid population is significantly lower than in the…

New Method Could Quash Squash Pests

Kelsey Fry Cucurbits, Research, Top Posts 0 Comments

    Florida grows more zucchini squash than anywhere else in America – to the tune of $70 million a year. To help improve production, University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences are developing a method to keep squash pests at bay. For a newly published study, Janine Spies, a post-doctoral researcher in…