March 1st 2009 Issue

Monitoring, managing codling moth clearly and precisely

By |January 21st, 2014|

A research report from Alan Knight, USDA–Wapato; Loys Hawkins and Kathleen McNamara, Bear Creek Orchards, Oregon; and
Rick Hilton, [...]

Rain, rain, go away

By |March 1st, 2009|

Michigan State University’s John Wise uses a rain chamber to measure the rainfastness of insecticides sprayed on [...]

Making it pay

By |March 1st, 2009|

Growers attending a beneficial bird workshop at Omeg Orchards, The Dalles, Oregon, examine a barn owl box. [...]

Good to Know

By |March 1st, 2009|

A prototype of the clear delta codling moth trap developed in 2008 by USDA’s Dr. Alan Knight. [...]

Good Job

By |March 1st, 2009|

In an industry that espouses change, Canadian Don Claridge is somewhat of a maverick. The 57-year-old apple grower, [...]

Exports complicate pest control

By |March 1st, 2009|

Pest management has become extremely complex—not just because of new products that work differently from the old pesticides, but [...]

Last Bite – S Brand meant the best

By |March 1st, 2009|

Much of the Optimus Fruit Ranch property is now part of the Yakima airport. John [...]

WSU Decision Aid System updated

By |March 1st, 2009|

To see the Decision Aid System online, visit entomology.tfrec.wsu .edu/das. by Vince P. Jones, Brad [...]

Quick Bites

By |March 1st, 2009|

WSDA would reimburse organic growers The Washington State Department of Agriculture is offering reimbursement for some of [...]

Rodent bait station

By |March 1st, 2009|

Example of the do-it-yourself bait station. Growers can easily build their own nontoxic bait station [...]