Insects and mites

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

Wasps released to eat stink bug eggs

By |March 15th, 2017|

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Brown marmorated stink bugs show no signs of stopping their advance in the Pacific Northwest. But last fall, Oregon launched

Leafhopper linked to little cherry disease

By |March 15th, 2017|

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The growing incidence of little cherry disease in Pacific Northwest orchards prompted researchers to begin a project last year to

Can earwigs be beneficial in some orchards? – Video

By |March 13th, 2017|

Don’t wig out in bug battle: WSU graduate student set to convince growers how earwigs can be beneficial in some orchards.

Using genetics to create “a birth control pill” for moths

By |March 8th, 2017|

Gene-editing research could lead to new control for codling moth

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