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Fire Blight!

Blog: Thistle Byre Farm   -   Monday June 10, 2013   -   By Abby

Fire blight causes every fruit farmer's heart to skip a beat!  This  dreaded bacterial woe hit our small farm this week causing our family to pick up their tree trimming supplies in a hurry and use them with gusto. Dipping our tools in a Clorox...

Tomatoes that may thrive in late blight conditions

Blog: Amity Highland Ranch and Ebenezer Hill Gardens LLC   -   Thursday May 27, 2010   -   By Debbie

Because of the late blight scourge of last year, I am growing transplants this year of a variety called Legend, which was developed by Dr. Baggett at the U. of Oregon.  According to several sources which you can find on the Web, this tomato exhibits...

Tomatoes and the Blight

Blog: Hurricane Farm   -   Sunday August 30, 2009   -   By Chris

No doubt by now everyone has heard of the blight that has been ravaging tomato patches throughout the country.  Despite our hopes of avoiding its catastrophic grasp, it made its way to our gardens this past week. We had many things going in our favor...

Hoping for Heritage Tomato Time

Blog: Pleasant Valley Farm   -   Monday August 10, 2009   -   By Emily

The weather just has not cooperated for us this summer, and it seems like a month since I've been able to garden or make hay.  The plants seem to be loving it though, and I'm just hoping for a bit more sun so all these green tomatoes and ears of corn will...

Boulder Belt Farm Share Initiative, Week 17

Blog: Boulder Belt Eco-Farm   -   Friday July 31, 2009   -   By Lucy

It's week 17 of the farm share initiative and things are going along pretty well here. So far (knock wood) we have had a great growing season. Despite being way down on rain for this year things are growing, likely because the cool temps and many cloudy days...

Potato Blight and the New Potato Solution

Blog: F.A. Farm   -   Thursday July 09, 2009   -   By Walter

I have already dug over 400 pounds of potatoes this year. Most were sold, but I am also saving drops for seed potatoes and storing some for our own use. Last year, I started storage in mid-June and we finished off our storage potatoes just as I began...

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