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Michigan State University Extension News for Agriculture (past 3 years)

  • Hausbeck, M. 2021.  Downy mildew confirmed on cucumbers in four Michigan counties.  MSU Extension News for Agriculture-Vegetables: 23 Jul.
  • Hausbeck, M., and Kenny, G.  2021.  Cucumber downy mildew disease confirmed in Michigan.  MSU Extension News for Agriculture-Vegetables: 16 Jul.
  • Hausbeck, M., Peterson, A., and Higgins, D.  2021.  First cucurbit downy mildew spores identified in air samples in Allegan County: Growers are urged to scout early plantings of cucumber and melon for downy mildew.  MSU Extension News for Agriculture-Vegetables: 27 May.
  • Hausbeck, M.  2020.  Cucumber downy mildew moves across Michigan: A downy mildew outbreak has been found in cucumber fields in Monroe County.  MSU Extension News for Agriculture-Vegetables: 30 Jun.
  • Hausbeck, M.  2020.  First cucumber downy mildew outbreak of 2020 confirmed in Berrien County: Growers are urged to apply fungicides immediately.  MSU Extension News for Agriculture-Vegetables: 22 Jun.
  • Hausbeck, M.  2020.  Cucumber downy mildew update on spore detection: Update from Michigan’s spore detection network for June 17, 2020.  MSU Extension News for Agriculture-Vegetables: 17 Jun.
  • Byrne, J., Hausbeck, M., Willbur, J., Hammerschmidt, R., and Dorman, E.  2020  Ralstonia solanacearum race 3 biovar 2 detected in greenhouse geraniums.  MSU Extension News for Agriculture-Floriculture & Greenhouse Crop Production: 22 Apr
  • Hausbeck, M., Harlan, B., and Lopez, R.  2020. Don’t Let Downy Mildew on Impatiens Surprise You.  MSU Extension News for Agriculture-Floriculture & Greenhouse Crop Production: 9 Apr
  • Hausbeck, M., and Harlan, B.  2020.  Recommendations for Botrytis Fungicides for 2020.  MSU Extension News for Agriculture-Floriculture & Greenhouse Crop Production: 3 Apr
  • Hausbeck, M., and Harlan, B.  2020.  Welcome impatiens back into your landscape.  MSU Extension News for Agriculture-Floriculture/Landscaping: 20 Jan.
  • Hausbeck, M.  2019.  Cucumber downy mildew moves across Michigan: Apply fungicides proven to be effective immediately.  MSU Extension News for Agriculture-Vegetables: 20 Aug.
  • Hausbeck, M.  2019.  Cucumber downy mildew disease confirmed in research plot in southwest Michigan. MSU Extension News for Agriculture-Vegetables: 29 Jul.
  • Hausbeck, M.  2019.  Phytophthora crown rot on cucurbits and peppers requires an aggressive approach: This pathogen swims and enjoys wet conditions.  MSU Extension News for Agriculture-Vegetables: 23 Jul.
  • Hausbeck, M.  2019.  Cucumber downy mildew update: Michigan State University manages spore detection network and welcomes plant samples.  MSU Extension News for Agriculture-Vegetables: 22 Jul.
  • Hausbeck, M.  2019.  Vegetable disease alert: Act now to protect cucumbers and onions.  MSU Extension News for Agriculture-Vegetables: 8 Jul.
  • Hausbeck, M.  2019.  Wet, humid weather challenges vegetable disease management.  MSU Extension News for Agriculture-Vegetables: 24 Jun.
  • Hausbeck, M., and Harlan, B.  2019.  Botrytis control tips for greenhouse ornamentals.  MSU Extension News for Agriculture-Floriculture: 24 May.
  • Phillips, B., and Hausbeck, M.  2019.  Broad-spectrum fungicides for vegetables.  MSU Extension News for Agriculture-Vegetables: 1 May.
  • Hausbeck, M., and Werling, B.  2018.  Phytophthora in asparagus: Know the symptoms.  MSU Extension News for Agriculture-Vegetables: 24 May.
  • Hausbeck, M., and Harlan, B.  2018.  What’s new in Botrytis control research?  MSU Extension News for Agriculture-Floriculture: 11 May.
  • Schuh, M., and Hausbeck, M.  2018.  Protect greenhouse tomato transplants from bacterial spot.  MSU Extension News for Agriculture-Vegetables: 2 May.

 

Extension Bulletins

  • Hausbeck, M.K., Harlan, B., and Lopez, R.G.  2020.  Impatiens Downy Mildew Refresher: Use Fungicides Preventively.  e-Grow Alert.
  • Hausbeck, M., Linderman, S., and Harlan, B.  2018.  Registered products for common greenhouse diseases on vegetables and herbs.  Extension Publication.
  • Brown-Rytlewski, D., Hausbeck, M., Higgins, D., Lizotte, E., and Sirrine, R.  2016.  Pesticides registered for use on hops in Michigan, 2016.  MSU Extension Publication.
  • Egel, D.S., Foster, R., Maynard, E., Weller, S., Babadoost, M., Nair, A., Rivard, C., Kennelly, M., Hausbeck, M., Szendrei, Z., Hutchison, B., Orshinsky, A., Eaton, T., Welty, C., and Miller, S., eds.  Midwest Vegetable Production Guide for Commercial Growers.  MSU Extension Bulletin E0312.  Updated yearly.
  • Hausbeck, M.K.  Ginseng Bulletin.  Publication prepared by the Hausbeck Lab for use by ginseng growers in Michigan and Wisconsin.  Updated yearly.
  • Krasnow, C., Hausbeck, M., Bryant, A., Morrison, W.R. III, Werling, B., Quinn, N., Szendrei, Z., and Buchanan, A.  2015.  Diseases and insects in Michigan cucurbits and their management.  MSU Extension Bulletin E3276.
  • Morrison, W.R. III, Linderman, S., Hausbeck, M.K., Werling, B.P., and Szendrei, Z.  2014.  Disease and insect pests of asparagus.  MSU Extension Bulletin E3219.
  • Hausbeck, M.K., and Harlan, B.  2014.  Chemical disease controls for the greenhouse industry.  Michigan State University Extension Bulletin.  MSU Extension Smartphone-Optimized Website.

Fact Sheets

Magazine Articles and Other Publications (past 3 years)

  • Higgins, D., Miles, T., Byrne, J. and Hausbeck, M.K.  2020.  Finding and fighting a new hop disease in Michigan.  Compiled by Matt Davenport.  MSUTODAY: Oct 1, 2020.
  • Hausbeck, M.K.  Downy Mildew Team Develops a New Tool to Detect Cucurbit Pathogen in Air Samples.  Vegetable Grower News (in press).
  • Hausbeck, M.   The Next Chapter in Onion Foliar Disease.  Onion World: September/October 2020: 16-17.
  • Hausbeck, M.K.  2020.  Monitoring and managing cucumber downy mildew.  Interview by Alex Tekip.  Michigan State University AgBioResearch, Futures: Summer 2020.
  • Hausbeck, M.   The blight fight: Field research identified products to protect carrots from foliar blight.  Carrot Country: Summer 2019.
  • Hausbeck, M.   Growers target downy mildew in cucumbers.  MSUE Vegetable Notes.  Vegetable Grower News: Jun, pp. 14-15.
  • Hausbeck, M.  2019.  Managing Pythium on poinsettia.  American Floral Endowment Growing Further Newsletter: June 2019.
  • Hausbeck, M.K.  2020.  Phytophthora control is a long-term commitment.  Interview by Dean Peterson.  Vegetable Grower News: Jan: 14-15.
  • Homa, K., Hausbeck, M.K., and Harlan, B.  2018.  The IR-4 Project and American ginseng: Like two peas in a pod.  IR-4 eNewsletter 49(4):1-2.

Pest Management Strategic Plans

  • Asparagus 2000
  • Carrot 2007, 2000 (archived)
  • Celery 2011, 2002 (archived)
  • Ginseng 2017, 2013 (archived), 2011 (archived), 2007 (archived), 2004 (archived)
  • Onion 2005