Archive for January, 2007

MDA apple IPM workshop

Posted on 30. Jan, 2007 by .

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The Minnesota Department of Agriculture is pleased to announce the upcoming Apple Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Short Course. The IPM Short Course will be held on March 22-23, 2007 at the South St. Paul Hotel and Conference Center. For more information including the agenda and registration form, go to: www.mda.state.mn.us/ipm/03-2007shortcourse.htm

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Midwest Apple IPM web site

Posted on 26. Jan, 2007 by .

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I just discovered this site — I hope that many of you have it bookmarked already and the rest of you add the book mark… http://www.public.iastate.edu/~appleipm/appleIPMMod/

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March MN IPM Fruit School

Posted on 25. Jan, 2007 by .

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Hello All, Here is some information about the March Minnesota IPM Fruit School: Date: March 22-23, 2007 Location: South St. Paul Hotel and Conference Center 701 South Concord Street South St. Paul, MN 55075 Hotel Room Reservations: For those wishing to stay overnight, rooms will be held for the night of March 22, 2007 @ […]

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Fruit IPM workshops this spring

Posted on 23. Jan, 2007 by .

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As you may remember, KBS is hosting an IPM Fruit School in MI January 29-31. I have money to reimburse 11 people for $300 of the registration fee, if you are interested in attending. If you would rather save some travel money and attend almost the identical workshop in St. Paul, they plan to bring […]

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CSP – Conservation Stewardship Program

Posted on 23. Jan, 2007 by .

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When:Thursday, February 15th 2007, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm(lunch provided)
Where:Riveredge Nature Center, 4458 West Hawthorne Drive, Newburg WI
Who:Conservation representatives working in the Milwaukee River Watershed
Reply: Please let us know whether or not you will be able to join us for this event by calling Lynn Broaddus at 414-287-0207, ext 30 or by email at: Lynn_Broaddus@mkeriverkeeper.org

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4th International Organic Tree Fruit Research Symposium

Posted on 23. Jan, 2007 by .

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This Symposium was started by growers, is for both growers and researchers, and growers will be taking leadership roles throughout the course of the Symposium.

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Phosmet Final Decision Released

Posted on 22. Jan, 2007 by .

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EPA is issuing its final decision on the restricted-entry intervals for nine uses of the organophosphate pesticide phosmet. Consistent with EPA’s June 2006 proposal, most restricted entry intervals will be lengthened and additional mitigation will be implemented to protect workers. This risk mitigation will be included on labels of phosmet products sold or distributed by […]

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Apple Horticulture in WI

Posted on 18. Jan, 2007 by .

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Cortney Cain, a graduate student at UW-Madison in Landscape Architecture, recently completed her Masters degree with a thesis on The Origins of Apple Horticulture in Wisconsin: 1850s to 1950s. Her book is full of state maps showing change over time and includes detailed information on Bayfield, Crawford and Door County apple production.

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New CIAS Project Assistant

Posted on 15. Jan, 2007 by .

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Hello All, My name is Lisa DiPietro, and I am CIAS’s new project assistant. I am here to support communication between CIAS and growers. I’ll be helping with Apple Talk, so feel free to contact me with any questions you might have about this weblog. I’ll also be collecting data from growers and filling requests […]

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