Insects and mites

Insect and disease scouting surveys underway

By |July 24th, 2018|

Here's your chance to participate in insect and disease scouting surveys underway in Washington state.

Studying the rot of the problem

By |July 17th, 2018|

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Sour rot can be a frustrating foe in vineyards, but after more than a decade studying it, researcher Wendy McFadden-Smith

Good to Know: Help for managing Oriental fruit moth

By |June 28th, 2018|

OFM damage is on the rise in Washington orchards.

Divide to conquer pests?

By |June 21st, 2018|

Boutique grower credits unconventional trellis system for pest and disease prevention.

Quarantine in New York’s Niagara County for European cherry fruit fly

By |June 14th, 2018|

U.S. officials are taking action to stop the potential spread of an invasive fruit fly that could threaten the cherry crop in New York state.

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.

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