Pest Management

Seeing red in the vineyard

By |October 27th, 2017|

Both biotic and abiotic causes can turn grape leaves red. Here’s what you should look for.

Scouting strategies

By |October 27th, 2017|

Your vineyard scouts probably aren’t sampling nearly as randomly as you think they are.

Organic apple production remains complicated in the Northeastern U.S.

By |October 26th, 2017|

Organic apple production remains complicated in the Northeastern U.S., but one grower has figured out how to make a profit on processing apples.

European Cherry Fruit Fly found in NY

By |October 16th, 2017|

The U.S. Department of Agriculture officials have confirmed that European Cherry Fruit Fly is now present in Niagara County, New York. The invasive pest was first detected in North America in Ontario, Canada, in 2015.

Mid-Columbia CORE pesticide training set

By |October 5th, 2017|

Mid-Columbia CORE pesticide training is scheduled for Dec. 13 from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. The workshop will be held in the Columbia Gorge Community College Lecture Hall, Building 2 in The Dalles.

The global fire blight fight

By |September 28th, 2017|

Belgian researchers at pcfruit are examining biocontrols and detection methods for fire blight.

Disease-seeking drone research

By |September 26th, 2017|

Belgian scientists research using drones, multispectral sensors to detect fire blight in pear orchards.

Growers in pursuit of precision agriculture

By |September 19th, 2017|

Researchers and growers in New York aim to push high-density orchards to peak performance.

WSDA seeking participants for vineyard study

By |September 19th, 2017|

The Washington State Department of Agriculture is looking for participants for their vineyard survey.

Sustainable and less sticky solutions for pear psylla

By |September 14th, 2017|

New pear IPM project looks at potential for biocontrols and pest repellents.

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