VCE Agents have confirmed late blight on potato and tomato plants from Floyd Co., VA. This is the first confirmed report of late blight in the western part of the Commonwealth for 2012. Please review the recent extension publication found at the below link and alert your growers/gardeners of this situation. In addition, our facebook page has been posting updates on late blight outbreaks in VA for 2012: www.facebook.com/vtesarecpp<http://www.facebook.com/vtesarecpp>
Thanks and Happy Fourth of July to everyone.
Associate Professor of Plant Pathology/Extension Specialist
Virginia Tech – Eastern Shore AREC