field notes october 2020

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Field Notes – October 2020

Field Notes October 2020

In this month’s column, David Redhage considers the pros and cons of online workshops.

The USDA has opened a second round of the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP-2) to help farmers and ranchers who’ve lost money due to the pandemic – more crops and livestock are eligible, but apply soon while the funds last!

The horticulture program has published a new short report detailing results from this summer’s work with cherry tomatoes in self-wicking containers.

If you’re looking for a spooky Halloween shiver, here’s this last bit of morbid news: two more pesticides on the EPA approved list have been found to harm honeybees and other beneficial insects.

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