March 1st 2012 Issue

Stinkbug poses BIG THREAT

By |March 1st, 2012|

The dreaded brown marmorated stinkbug is gradually making its way towards major tree fruit and grape growing regions in [...]

Stinkbugs found in sweet cherries

By |March 1st, 2012|

Stinkbugs are likely to move into cherry orchards by mid- to late July.
Photo courtesy of washington state University

Stinkbugs [...]

New pests threaten Washington grapes

By |March 1st, 2012|

Doug Walsh, holding a mealybug pheromone trap, says that such traps have been used throughout the state to look [...]

New pest keeps industry guessing

By |March 1st, 2012|

A female spotted wing drosophila is about to enter a Contech apple cider vinegar trap. WSU scientists will be [...]

Tree Fruit Day in Olympia

By |March 1st, 2012|

Hort president David Douglas, left, and Jennifer Armen discussed tree fruit interests with Senator Linda Evans-Parlette in her Olympia [...]

Cherry committee up for renewal

By |March 1st, 2012|

Michigan tart cherry growers will cast mail-in ballots between March 12 and March 25 to determine whether the Michigan [...]