[Market-farming] trouble with insect feeding in tunnels

Todd Lister toddlister1 at gmail.com
Mon Jan 7 19:30:22 EST 2013


I find winter in the hoop houses to be a real battle with the pests. They
love the protection.  Backpack sprayer is busy in winter.  Every week.
Todd


On Mon, Jan 7, 2013 at 5:09 PM, Beth Spaugh <lists at rhomestead.com> wrote:

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> market-farming-bounces at lists.ibiblio.org] *On Behalf Of *Robert G. Hadad
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> *Subject:* [Market-farming] trouble with insect feeding in tunnels****
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> Greetings,
>     I am trying to see if others have run into problems with insect
> feeding on greens in tunnels during the late season/winter months?
> Specifically, we are are seeing small worm (like very tiny loopers) and
> finding pin-hole feeding damage on spinach. However, not actually seeing
> these insects feeding so it could be something else. Has anyone seen
> feeding like this and actually seen the insects responsible?
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> Thanks.
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> Robert****
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