March 1st 2012 Issue

Trapping for grape mealybug

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Brian Bahder transfers a first-instar grape mealybug from a grapevine leafroll-diseased Concord vine to a healthy Concord vine to [...]

Biocontrol is fragile

By |March 1st, 2012|

These four creatures have survived pesticide treatments to become the most important biocontrol agents in eastern apple orchards. There [...]

New pesticide safety guide released

By |March 1st, 2012|

Many practical ideas to solve everyday problems with pesticide handling have been invented and used by growers throughout Washington [...]

New options for fireblight control

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Fireblight in apple.

New products could be registered in the United States this season to manage fireblight in apples and [...]

Parallel PEAKS

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Orchardist John McQuaig hopes hisbook will help people hold onto their dreams and keep heading upward in their business [...]

Reduced risk?

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A three-year study just completed in Michigan apple orchards showed that reduced-risk pesticides—which growers are now adopting—are more damaging [...]