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Amanda Gevens

Gevens_Portrait_2009Amanda Gevens, assistant professor in the Department of Plant Pathology and UW-Extension plant pathologist, is an expert on plant disease diagnosis and plant disease management in potato and vegetable crops.

She shares updates on when to expect vegetable disease problems through Facebook, Twitter and newsletter, and is available to discusses late blight updates and concerns with local media.

She recently shared an update confirming that late blight had been collected from potato in Portage County on Friday July 18.

Gevens was recently mentioned in an article about late blight on The New Family Farm blog.