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More bad news about late blight

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Yesterday, Cooperative Extension horticulturist Amy Ivy delivered more bad news about the tomato late blight that's devastated home and commercial tomato crops this year.

You can't can tomatoes that are showing signs of the disease.

Home-gardeners may be used to cutting out a bad spot or two when putting otherwise healthy tomatoes up for the winter. But late blight? Youve got to throw the whole tomato out. The trouble is, lots of people have already done some preserving and might be tempted to try to salvage the batch in question.

Martha Foley called Anne Lenox Barlow, horticulture educator with the Clinton and Essex County extension office. She just said, "No."

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