Insects and mites

Promoting native plants in vineyards

By |May 23rd, 2018|

Will they prove worth the trouble for growers?

Pest spotters

By |April 18th, 2018|

Scout teams help growers target, dial in their IPM.

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.

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.

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