Insects and mites

Washington state authorities find live female gypsy moths

By |August 14th, 2017|

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After more than 40 years of trapping, the Washington State Department of Agriculture has discovered live female gypsy moths for

Entomologists join WSU for pear IPM project

By |August 14th, 2017|

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Two new entomologists have joined the Washington State University’s Tree Fruit Research and Extension Center in Wenatchee to work on

Cornell berry workshop set for Aug. 29

By |July 31st, 2017|

Cornell University will hold a berry crop field workshop at Aug. 29 at the Berry Patch in Stephentown, N.Y.

Thwarting a cherry killer

By |July 17th, 2017|

Early research suggests acclimating trees and sending them into early dormancy may help prevent bacterial canker infections.

Mite threatening honeybees in New York

By |June 29th, 2017|

A tiny mite is being blamed for major honeybee losses in New York, threatening the state’s $500 million agriculture industry.

Foundation awards grant to combat spotted wing drosophila

By |June 7th, 2017|

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The Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research, a nonprofit established through bipartisan congressional support in the 2014 Farm Bill, has awarded

Alfredo Reyes, a young grower from Royal City, Washington

By |June 2nd, 2017|

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family background / Alfredo was born in Mexico and grew up in Wenatchee with four sisters and two brothers. Everyone

Old World pest, New World wary

By |May 31st, 2017|

European Cherry Fruit Fly found in Ontario is raising questions about potential consequences in U.S.

Native flora can attract beneficial insects to the vineyards and orchards

By |April 25th, 2017|

Between rows, think local

Pear psylla, just like spider mites, showing resistance to pesticides

By |April 5th, 2017|

Resistance is inevitable

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