Richard Lehnert

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.

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|

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

Intrexon to acquire Okanagan Specialty Fruits for $41 million

By |March 1st, 2015|

Intrexon Corporation, of Germantown, Maryland, a company focusing on synthetic biology products, has agreed to acquire Okanagan Specialty Fruits [...]