Tobacco Mosaic

Tobacco mosaic causing a blotchy light and dark coloring (mosaic) of tobacco leaves. Tobacco mosaic causing a blotchy light and dark coloring (mosaic) of tobacco leaves.

Verticillium Wilt of Vegetables

This factsheet covers Verticillium wilt, a typically fatal disease that affects a wide range of vegetable crops and other plants. Symptoms include sudden yellowing of foliage.

Bacterial Wilt of Cucurbits

Bacterial wilt is a common and destructive disease that affects cucurbits, including crops such as melon, cucumber and, to a lesser extent, squash and pumpkin. Learn more in this factsheet.

Getting garden seeds during a pandemic 2021

By Jay Dampier, Extension Horticulture Program The pandemic has disrupted how we do things on so many levels. In 2020 some gardeners were not able to get the seeds they wanted due increased demand and staffing shortages at seed companies. While seed companies expect to be better prepared this year, it is not too early […]

Tomato Spotted Wilt of Potato

Tomato spotted wilt is a viral disease of worldwide distribution that can affect a wide range of vegetables, fruits, field crops, and ornamentals, and even weeds! Learn more here.

Home-Grown Tomatoes for Wisconsin

Tomatoes are one of the most nutritionally rich of all vegetables, and grown easily in the home garden. Here’s how to get started and care for tomatoes from planting to harvest.

Mulches for Home Gardens and Plantings

Boost your garden’s production with mulches. This publication shows when to use organic mulches, like bark or leaves, and synthetic mulches, like plastic sheets, and teaches how to apply them.

Squash Bug

Squash bugs cause damage to vine crops, especially pumpkins and squash, in both home gardens and commercial fields. Learn about their life cycle, damage, and management in this factsheet.

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