Stinkbug monitoring tools are a high priority

By |March 3rd, 2014|

Researchers aren’t yet recommending that growers trap for stinkbug.

Progress on biological control

By |March 3rd, 2014|

Research to find a natural enemy that suppresses the brown marmorated stinkbug is showing promise, according to Oregon State [...]

Be aware of residues from late sprays

By |March 3rd, 2014|

In the future, growers will find pesticide regulations getting tighter, not looser.

Stinkbugs march on Washington

By |March 3rd, 2014|

Brown marmorated stinkbug found in 20 counties in Washington and Oregon.

The latest on dealing with spider mites in vineyards

By |February 27th, 2014|

Two-spotted spider mite has the capability to develop tolerance to miticides in wine grapes.

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, [...]

Attack when pest defenses are down

By |November 18th, 2013|

Research findings at the University of California, Davis, might help growers apply insecticides to control spotted wing drosophila when [...]

Pests ­modified with lethal genes

By |November 18th, 2013|

A  British biotechnology company is developing a novel new way to control insect pests. Called RIDL, which stands for Release [...]

Preparing for change

By |October 18th, 2013|

When Dr. Stefano Musacchi arrived in Washington State in August, he knew the expectations were high.

Musacchi, a world-renowned pomologist [...]

Citizen scientists needed to count stinkbugs

By |September 10th, 2013|

The scientists working to conquer brown marmorated stinkbug are looking for homeowner volunteers in the Mid-Atlantic States to count [...]