Pest Management

Tips for putting the fight back in fungicide

By |February 23rd, 2017|

WSU extension specialist shares tips to overcome spray resistance.

Second day of IFTA conference highlights tree systems, rootstocks and awards

By |February 22nd, 2017|

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The second day of the International Fruit Tree Association’s 60 annual conference featured a slew of speakers on topics including

Discussion in Seattle March 29: Exploring how mushrooms can help bees survive

By |February 17th, 2017|

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Can the mushroom hold a key to survival of honeybees?

That topic is the focus of a talk in Seattle March 29

WSU Extension hosts Organic Pest and Disease “Fruit School” March 14 and 15

By |January 31st, 2017|

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Washington State Tree Fruit Research and Extension Center is sponsoring a conference in March on organic pest and disease management.

The

New postharvest fungicide idea comes from an old place

By |January 27th, 2017|

Natamycin emerges as a possible nontoxic postharvest fungicide.

New webcast talks about fire blight resistance to antibiotics

By |January 25th, 2017|

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The Plant Management Network has released a new web presentation called “Fire Blight and Streptomycin Resistance.”

The webcast covers the biological

Safeguarding Honeycrisp from storage disorders

By |January 25th, 2017|

Packers have options to help protect against Honeycrisp storage disorders.

Empire State Producers Expo: Wednesday wrapup

By |January 18th, 2017|

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A sparsely attended but lively discussion about H-2A guest workers highlighted Wednesday’s proceedings at the Empire State Producers Expo in

Problematic pairings with Geneva 935

By |January 13th, 2017|

Certain scion strains show mysterious tree decline symptoms when combined with Geneva 935 rootstocks.

Washington state expands apple maggot quarantine area

By |January 10th, 2017|

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After finding apple maggot in the southeastern corner of Lincoln County, the Washington State Department of Agriculture has expanded its

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