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|

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

Birds are eating into profits

By |March 6th, 2015|

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

Stinkbug challenges organic growers

By |March 5th, 2015|

Researchers are testing trap crops as a way to manage brown marmorated stinkbug.

Let us (not) spray

By |March 3rd, 2015|

Entomologists test alternative ways of applying plant protection materials to trees.

Awards presented at IFTA’s Nova Scotia conference

By |March 2nd, 2015|

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The International Tree Fruit Association named Charles Embree its 2015 Outstanding Researcher of the Year during its 58th annual conference

Intrexon to acquire Okanagan Specialty Fruits for $41 million

By |March 1st, 2015|

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Intrexon Corporation, of Germantown, Maryland, a company focusing on synthetic biology products, has agreed to acquire Okanagan Specialty Fruits (OSF),

Tart cherries threatened

By |February 26th, 2015|

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Entomologists in Michigan are still trying to determine whether spotted wing drosophila will be a significant tart cherry pest.

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Learning on the go: 2014 IFTA Italy

By |February 26th, 2015|

Dr. Terence Robinson finds a captive class on the bus.

Munckhof machine makes inroads: 2014 IFTA Italy

By |February 26th, 2015|

The harvest machine is widely used around the world but has only recently been sold in the United States.

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