May 15th 2011 Issue

Who’s making the decisions?

By |May 15th, 2011|

A thousand pear growers in Washington and Oregon received a survey this spring asking about their pest management ­practices.

Dr. [...]

Stinkbug spreads in Pacific Northwest

By |May 15th, 2011|

Wasps that parasitize brown marmorated stinkbug eggs are being screened in quarantine.
Bugwood

Apple growers in the Mid-Atlantic region figure [...]

There’s a home for unwanted fruit

By |May 15th, 2011|

Northwest Harvest gleaning volunteers show plums that they picked for a western Washington food bank.
Northwest Harvest

Jami Willard hates [...]