Category Archives: Fruit IPM

USDA grants fund fruit research in North Central region

By Laurie Vial University of Wisconsin assistant professor and extension specialist in entomology Christelle Guédot had an ambitious summer research agenda while looking ahead to future projects she’d like to tackle. Located in the heart of the North Central fruit … Continue reading

Posted in Center News, Fruit IPM, General Information | Leave a comment

Epson salts, miracle, myth…or marketing.

By Linda Chalker-Scott, Ph.D. MasterGardener WSU editor Extension Urban Horticulturist and Associate Professor, Puyallup Research and Extension Center, Washington State University Puyallup, Washington at this link.  

Posted in Agricultural IPM, Field Crop IPM, Fruit IPM, General Information, Vegetable IPM | Leave a comment

Exclusion Netting Delays and Reduces Drosophila suzukii (Diptera: Drosophilidae) Infestation in Raspberries published in Journal of Economic Entomology

The paper entitled “Exclusion Netting Delays and Reduces Drosophila suzukii (Diptera: Drosophilidae) Infestation in Raspberries” has been published in the Journal of Economic Entomology. The entire paper can be found at this website. Partial funding of this research was provided by … Continue reading

Posted in Center News, Fruit IPM, General Information, Insect Management | Leave a comment

Ohio Superberry Field Night set for July 7

Deadline to register is July 5. To register or for more information go to this website.  

Posted in Fruit IPM | Leave a comment

Organic pest management to be showcased at upcoming Lincoln University Field day (June 9th, 2016)

On June 9th, 2016, Lincoln University Cooperative Extension and Research will be hosting the annual Alan T. Busby Farm Organic Agriculture Field Day. This year seven workshops, most of which concern organic pest management, will be offered in the morning … Continue reading

Posted in Agricultural IPM, Fruit IPM | Leave a comment

Alabama researchers find pest exclusion system that allows for natural enemies

From IPM in the South by Rosemary Hallberg by Ayanava Majumdar, Alabama Cooperative Extension System The concept of High Tunnel Pest Exclusion (HTPE) system has been explained in many other articles listed at the end. Basically, pest exclusion is a feasible … Continue reading

Posted in Fruit IPM, General Information, Urban Ag IPM, Vegetable IPM | Leave a comment

Wisconsin Fruit News is launched.

Check out this fruit newsletter for fruit growers in Wisconsin and all of the Midwest.        Here is the link to this issue. Articles include: Introducing the Wisconsin Fruit News Spotted wing drosophila survey summary The importance of Degree … Continue reading

Posted in Fruit IPM | Leave a comment

Journal of Pest Science seeks papers on Halyomorpha halys brown marmorated stink bug

The Journal of Pest Science is planning a Special Issue on Halyomorpha halys. The details can be found here. The deadline for papers is Nov. 1  and papers can be submitted now. The issue will be printed in 2017, but the accepted … Continue reading

Posted in Fruit IPM, General Information, Insect Management, IPM Arenas | Tagged | Leave a comment

OSU Strawberry Plasticulture Field Night announced

Coming up on Wednesday, May 25, is the Strawberry Plasticulture Field Night hosted by Brad Bergefurd. The field night will held at Ohio State University South Centers in Piketon, Ohio.  Topics to be covered include: winter protection techniques israeli drip irrigation … Continue reading

Posted in Fruit IPM, Seminars/Symposia, Workshops | Leave a comment

USDA announces new GroupGAP Program for produce industry

Helping Smaller Producers Reach New Markets The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) today announced the official launch of GroupGAP, a new certification program that helps small and mid-sized growers and cooperatives meet retailers’ on-farm food safety … Continue reading

Posted in Agricultural IPM, Fruit IPM, Urban Ag IPM, Vegetable IPM | Leave a comment