Remote pest managment with automated traps

By |November 20th, 2014|

With an electronic trap and wireless network, growers can spend less time scouting in the orchard.

Controlling the stinkers

By |November 3rd, 2014|

Strides have been made against brown marmorated stinkbug.

Multi-row sprayers offer great improvements in timeliness

By |October 24th, 2014|

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As more growers move toward modern, high-density planting systems to improve yield and orchard management, the sprayer output needs to

Inmates help with grape research

By |September 12th, 2014|

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Most spider mite research projects involve the tedious work of counting spider mites—peering down a microscope to count tiny specks

New spider mite found in Washington

By |September 12th, 2014|

Willamette spider mite has been detected for the first time in Washington grapes.

OSU hopes to fill David Sugar’s research position

By |September 3rd, 2014|

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Growers and other stakeholders will meet on September 9 at Oregon State University’s Southern Oregon Research and Extension Center near

Native plants attract beneficial insects

By |August 20th, 2014|

David James hopes to expand his research to more vineyards.

The increasing problem of yellow jackets and hornets

By |August 18th, 2014|

If yellow jackets and hornets seem more of a problem these days, it’s not your imagination.

Scientists work on paper-wasp lure

By |July 15th, 2014|

Though often confused with yellowjackets, paper wasps do not respond to the same bait.

WSDA resumes traps to watch for moths that harm grape fields

By |June 13th, 2014|

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The Washington State Department of Agriculture has resumed setting traps to detect any presence of four species of moths destructive

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