Dynamic speakers at this year’s Biocontrols USA West Conference & Expo in Portland, OR, target fire blight, stink bug trouble spots, and greater understanding of biopesticides.
It’s best to remove strikes in apple or pear orchards before winter pruning, says Tianna DuPont of WSU Extension.
It’s time to think holistically because taking a piecemeal approach just doesn’t make a lot of sense when dealing with today’s complex orchard systems.
While pome fruit growers may use conventional products such as antibiotics to treat trees in the orchard, new resistant strains have generated interest in alternative methods.
How you tackle the pathogen’s presence this offseason and early next season could affect the overall health of your orchard.
Bacteriophage products to be available for apple, pear, and citrus growers in 2019.
Answers to your most pressing fruit pest problems is a primary focus of unique industry event’s program.
Kasumin bactericide now labeled for use on apples and pears; cherries and walnuts expected to be OK’d in coming months.
Researchers at Michigan State University test organic controls for fire blight.
Fire blight is a damaging disease, no matter the location. Most production areas of the Pacific Northwest and […]
Now that spring has really sprung, a Washington State University expert says it’s time for apple growers to do their homework.
Biology, ecology of organic production the focus of two-day event.
Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. on Aug. 5 for the 17th annual Wayne County Fruit Grower Tour presented […]
Canker blight has been seen in Pennsylvania orchards, thanks to ideal weather conditions as of late. Kari Peter […]
Kari Peter of Penn State University Extension warned growers of possible apple scab and fire blight infections following […]
Michigan State University Extension educators say applications at king bloom petal fall help suppress fire blight.
With a 90% infection rate, researchers discuss steps you can take to prevent a fire blight epidemic like Nova Scotia experienced in 2014 from happening to you.