Pest Management

Full meal deal

By |December 9th, 2014|

Seed meal may be more expensive than fumigation, but it has additional benefits.

New replant disease treatment

By |December 9th, 2014|

Seed meal treatments outperform fumigation.

Sensors help classify insects

By |November 21st, 2014|

New research holds promise for growers.

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.

New EPA program focuses on pesticide drift reduction

By |November 16th, 2014|

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The Environmental Protection Agency has announced a voluntary Drift Reduction Technology (DRT) program to encourage the use of safer pesticide

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

Prune out dead crab apple tissue

By |October 15th, 2014|

Reduce disease risk by pruning crab apple trees.

Research tackles decay issue

By |October 15th, 2014|

A new project will focus on controlling decay and finding pollinizers that are not disease hosts.

Chose plant material wisely

By |October 15th, 2014|

Ste. Michelle Wine Estates will plant nematode-resistant rootstocks for the first time in Washington on a small scale.

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