Alabama Cucurbit Producers: Be Mindful of Cucumber Beetles

Jim Rogers Alabama, Cucurbits, Pests

Alabama cucurbit producers need to be mindful of looming insect pests they are likely to encounter this growing season. It starts with cucumber beetles, usually the first pest farmers will see this year, according to Ayanava Majumdar, Extension Professor in Entomology and Plant Pathology at Auburn University. “They’ll jump onto the plants right when they’re young. They will start feeding …