Pest Management

Is apple clearwing moth on the move?

By |October 17th, 2018|

After infesting orchards in British Columbia, there are indications this pest may have already reached Washington state.

Hunting down a mysterious rot

By |September 26th, 2018|

New apple disease may taint even pasteurized products, but where does it come from?

Good to Know: Funding pear projects

By |September 18th, 2018|

A look at what’s ahead in Northwest pear research.

Entomologist joins WSU’s Extension Center in Wenatchee

By |August 31st, 2018|

Tobin Northfield will work to develop sustainable strategies to contain pests that threaten apple, pear, cherry and other fruit crops.

MSU seeks growers to help study powdery mildew resistance

By |August 23rd, 2018|

Grape growers in Michigan are wanted to help with a survey throughout the state to help identify fungicide resistant powdery mildew populations.

Vineyard sprayers: Applying knowledge

By |August 23rd, 2018|

Washington State University sprayer evaluation helps growers optimize vineyard sprayer performance.

Going undercover with drape netting

By |August 15th, 2018|

U.S. universities embark on studies to examine drape netting over high-value apple orchards.

Battling birds with lights, sounds : Videos

By |August 6th, 2018|

Makers of new noise and laser deterrents promise birds won’t habituate to the technology.

Be gone, starlings

By |August 6th, 2018|

Bird control in British Columbia benefits from area-wide approach.

WTFRC releases results from 2018 cherry pesticide residue study

By |August 2nd, 2018|

The Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission conducted its annual study of residues of commonly used pesticides on cherries at harvest.

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