SWD and BMSB pest workshop this month

  • April 16th, 2015

A spotted wing drosophila and brown marmorated stinkbug focused seminar will be held in Hood River, Oregon, at the end of April for small, diversified farmers in the Pacific Northwest.

University extension researchers from Oregon State University and Washington State University are holding a free two-hour session to teach management [...]

Make the most of biocontrol

  • March 6th, 2015

Beneficial insects and mites can play a role in controlling key orchard pests if they’re not exposed to harmful pesticides. Dr. David Biddinger, entomologist with Pennsylvania State University in Biglerville, explains how to take advantage of biocontrols for managing mites, woolly apple aphid, and scale.

In apple orchards, the [...]