Category Archives: Fruit IPM

Measuring spotted wing drosophila impacts – your help needed!

Written By Hannah Burrack The recently funded USDA NIFA Specialty Crop Research Initiative (SCRI) project Sustainable Spotted Wing Drosophila (SWD) Management for United States Fruit Crops is surveying fruit growers with two goals: 1. To measure the impact of SWD throughout the United States, and 2. … Continue reading

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North Central Integrated Pest Management Center announces FY16 Working Group Grant Awards

The North Central Integrated Pest Management Center’s FY16 Working Groups Competitive Grants Program has funded 13 projects. Eight of the projects are continuing working groups and the remaining projects are new. In addition, two working groups will continue using funds … Continue reading

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Building local food systems topic brief now available

Whether you are a meat processor or farmer, educator or commercial kitchen, having the best information at your disposal is key to working effectively within your food system. Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE)’s new topic brief, Click here for the … Continue reading

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Southwestern Ohio Fruit, Vegetable & Specialty Crop Conference is Feb. 2

Southwestern Ohio Fruit, Vegetable & Specialty Crop Conference Feb. 2 Ohio State University Extension will hold the Southwestern Ohio Fruit, Vegetable and Specialty Crop Conference on Feb. 2, 2016 at the Oasis Conference Center in Loveland, Ohio. OSU Extension has … Continue reading

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Be Prepared for the invasive spotted lanternfly, entomologists warn

Reprinted with permission from Entomology Today Dec. 17, 2015 Original article By Ed Ricciuti The Scout Motto is the best advice for pest managers who want to establish a first line of defense against problematic invasive insects even before they … Continue reading

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USDA Awards $113 Million to support specialty crop production, grow opportunities for rural communities

USDA Awards $113 Million to Support Specialty Crop Production, Grow Opportunities for Rural Communities  WASHINGTON,  – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today awarded more than $113 million in program grants to support farmers growing fruits, vegetables, tree nuts, and … Continue reading

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Growing strawberries for homeowners using IPM

This is a free webinar: Growing Strawberries for Homeowners Using  Integrated Pest Management (IPM), Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015, 11:30AM-1:00 PM Central Time. Registration Pre-registration is required. Thanks to the North Central IPM Center for funding this webinar.

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