Insects and mites

European Cherry Fruit Fly found in NY

By |October 16th, 2017|

The U.S. Department of Agriculture officials have confirmed that European Cherry Fruit Fly is now present in Niagara County, New York. The invasive pest was first detected in North America in Ontario, Canada, in 2015.

Sustainable and less sticky solutions for pear psylla

By |September 14th, 2017|

New pear IPM project looks at potential for biocontrols and pest repellents.

Apple maggot quarantine may include potted trees

By |September 13th, 2017|

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State officials in Washington are considering adding certain potted plants to the list of commodities affected by the apple maggot

Cherry pesticide residue survey results available

By |August 17th, 2017|

The results of the Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission’s seventh annual cherry pesticide residue survey are now available.

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

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