Pest Management

Pest spotters

By |April 18th, 2018|

Scout teams help growers target, dial in their IPM.

Van den Ende and Tisdall: Keep phytophthora out of your orchard

By |April 18th, 2018|

This ‘plant destroyer’ fungus thrives in wet soils.

US Apple denounces as “harmful” and “inaccurate” EWG’s so-called annual Dirty Dozen list

By |April 10th, 2018|

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The activist Environmental Working Group put out its annual “Dirty Dozen” list, again criticizing the apple industry, which caused US

High-res Honeycrisp

By |April 10th, 2018|

Cell structure scans offer new insight into why Honeycrisp is so prone to bitter pit.

Protect pollinators while managing diseases

By |March 27th, 2018|

The fungicides needed to control bloom time disease aren’t as harmless to bees as previously thought.

Bees may do better being kept in the dark

By |March 26th, 2018|

CA storage could give bees an edge in the fight against the devastating Varroa mite.

USDA awards $63.5m to support clean plant stock

By |March 22nd, 2018|

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced $63.5 million for efforts to prevent the introduction and spread of invasive pests

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.

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.

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