Richard Lehnert

Lanternfly targeted for eradication

By |March 23rd, 2015|

Efforts to eliminate the invasive spotted lanternfly will begin this spring in Pennsylvania.

Health Canada approves Arctic apples for growth and sale

By |March 20th, 2015|

Health Canada has approved two varieties of Arctic apples, Arctic Granny Smith and Arctic Golden Delicious, for growth and [...]

A model for apple thinning

By |March 20th, 2015|

Carbohydrate model and good weather information support grower decisions for apple thinning.

Bees as flying doctors

By |March 18th, 2015|

Honeybees deliver brown rot control to sweet cherry orchards.

Huge apple crop keeps pressure on prices

By |March 13th, 2015|

The huge national apple crop has put tremendous down pressure on prices, but fresh shippers have done a great [...]

Huge apple crop keeps pressure on prices

By |March 13th, 2015|

 

The huge 2014 national apple crop has put tremendous down pressure on prices, but fresh shippers have done a [...]

Beetle biocontrol

By |March 11th, 2015|

New research improves prospects of plum curculio control using nematodes.

Is biocontrol beating the bug?

By |March 8th, 2015|

Stinkbug damage in mid-Atlantic orchards was less last year, restoring hope for the future of IPM.

Make the most of biocontrol

By |March 6th, 2015|

Beneficial insects and mites can play a role in controlling key orchard pests if they’re not exposed to harmful [...]

Birds are eating into profits

By |March 6th, 2015|

Honeycrisp growers in Washington say they lost $28 million to birds in one year.