March 1st 2018 Issue

Trent Graybill, a young grower from Zillah, Washington

By |March 15th, 2018|

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family background / Trent is a first-generation farmer who started growing cherries alongside his wife, Shelly, and father-in-law, Dwayne Bowman.

Variety Watch: Koru rolls down red carpet

By |March 14th, 2018|

First commercial U.S. shipments of chance New Zealand apple variety reach store shelves.

New mindset for managing spotted wing depredation

By |March 14th, 2018|

High levels of pest pressure are the new reality for Michigan tart cherry growers.

Put a ghost in your orchard to keep away BMSB

By |March 14th, 2018|

Special nets proving to be deadly for brown marmorated stink bugs.

BMSB is still raising a stink

By |March 14th, 2018|

Oregon State entomologist updates Northwest growers on investigations into brown marmorated stink bug.

Lures lead to better moth management

By |March 14th, 2018|

Enhanced lures let you know where you stand with with oriental fruit moth.

A gutsy study of pear psylla

By |March 14th, 2018|

Researchers examine genetic contents of insects’ stomachs to find out what they eat and where they hide during winter.

On the lookout for spotted lanternfly

By |March 14th, 2018|

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This beautiful bug is bad news.

The spotted lanternfly, an Asian sap sucker that feeds on woody trees and vines, was

Apple maggot quarantine saves $500 million a year

By |March 9th, 2018|

New economic analysis puts a price tag on protecting Washington's maggot-free tree fruit regions.

Hunting for vineyard disease vectors

By |March 5th, 2018|

Buffalo treehopper emerges as a potential carrier of virus that causes red blotch disease.

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