Insects and mites

The growing threat of black stem borer

By |December 22nd, 2015|

Years after invading from Asia, the insect is emerging as an apple tree pest.

Stinkbug continues its spread

By |December 7th, 2015|

Northwest growers should be on the lookout for brown marmorated stinkbug

73rd Annual Cherry Institute opens on Jan. 15 in Yakima

By |November 25th, 2015|

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The 73rd annual Cherry Institute begins January 15 at the Yakima Convention Center with an update on the Cherry Breeding

EPA moving to revoke tolerances for insecticide chlorpyrifos

By |November 4th, 2015|

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The Environmental Protection Agency is seeking comments on a proposal to revoke all tolerances for the insecticide chlorpyrifos.

Chlorpyrifos is an

New “alien” wasp found in Washington State; could be bad news for stinkbug

By |October 23rd, 2015|

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Washington State University has announced the discovery in Washington State of a wasp from Asia that eats the eggs of the

Results rise with adjuvants

By |August 27th, 2015|

Bread yeast shows potential for improving pesticide performance.

Safe product repels drosophila

By |August 17th, 2015|

Butyl anthranilate also deters egg laying by spotted wing drosophila flies.

WSU seeks stinkers for survey

By |July 29th, 2015|

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Have you stumbled upon a stinkbug lately? If you have, researchers in Yakima, Washington want to know more about your

Codling moth will have a third generation this year

By |July 29th, 2015|

Late flights might cause fruit damage.

Drone ready to work in fruit

By |July 9th, 2015|

FAA approved Yamaha’s remote-controlled copter for agricultural use.

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