Pest Management

Remove cherry virus infected trees quickly

By |May 26th, 2015|

There is no cure for little cherry virus. Removing trees will help stop it spreading.

WSU team taking on cherry disease

By |May 18th, 2015|

Little cherry virus 2 is spread by mealybugs

Chelsea Durfey, Young Grower from Sunnyside, Washington

By |April 30th, 2015|

I’ve had so many mentors... They’ve taught me about pruning, soil biology, bees, products, and applications, and there’s so much yet for me to learn.

Getting the most from compost

By |April 23rd, 2015|

Think years, not weeks, when calculating nitrogen release from compost.

SWD and BMSB pest workshop this month

By |April 16th, 2015|

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A spotted wing drosophila and brown marmorated stinkbug focused seminar will be held in Hood River, Oregon, on April 30,

Beating the competition to help new plantings

By |April 16th, 2015|

In young orchards, good weed control is essential for fast, early growth and high yields.

Few bees in vineyards

By |March 25th, 2015|

Grape pest practices in Washington aren’t harming bees.

Lanternfly targeted for eradication

By |March 23rd, 2015|

Efforts to eliminate the invasive spotted lanternfly will begin this spring in Pennsylvania.

Antibiotic registered for fire blight control

By |March 19th, 2015|

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The bactericide Kasumin (kasugamycin) has been registered in the apple growing states of Washington, Michigan, New York, and Oregon for

Bees as flying doctors

By |March 18th, 2015|

Honeybees deliver brown rot control to sweet cherry orchards.

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