Archive for June, 2007

No Conference Call Monday, July 2

Posted on 29. Jun, 2007 by .

0

Due to the Holiday, there will be no conference call next Monday, July 2.

Continue Reading

Specialty Crop Farm Bill Alliance

Posted on 29. Jun, 2007 by .

0

More than 100 specialty crop producer organizations are working together to reshape the next Farm Bill to ensure that federal farm programs work for specialty crop producers. The Specialty Crop Farm Bill Alliance introduced Senate Bill 1160, which includes provisions addressing EQIP, IPM and other federal programs. Regina met with Pat Murphy at NRCS this […]

Continue Reading

June 25 Conference Call Summary

Posted on 25. Jun, 2007 by .

0

John’s Updates 1. John has found PC in some orchards; the arrival of PC is later this year than usual. 2. Most orchards’ CM numbers are going down. 3. Michigan etymologists are now recommending that growers change their CM lures every three weeks. 4. Some growers are finding CM damaged apples. 5. Fire Blight continues […]

Continue Reading

June 18 Conference Call Summary

Posted on 18. Jun, 2007 by .

0

John’s Updates: 1. Leaf Miners are flying again; look out for sap feeder mines. 2. John has seen severe rust mite damage in several orchards. 3. Oblique Banded Leaf Roller has been hatching for about the last three days. 4. Red Banded Leaf Roller will begin hatching in 7-10 days. 5. CM numbers have gone […]

Continue Reading

June 11 Conference Call Summary

Posted on 11. Jun, 2007 by .

0

Johnís updates: 1. John saw a resurgence of CM last week. 2. OBLR and Dogwood borers are flying. 3. Scab is multiplying. 4. Signs of Fire Blight damage are increasing. (see Johnís scouting notes in the entry prior to this one for more updates) Conversation Topics: 1. Growers reported on the following regarding CM: a) […]

Continue Reading

Scouting Notes

Posted on 11. Jun, 2007 by .

0

Download the file below to see the scouting notes John Aue sent to WDATCP on June 7. The notes cover the status of insects and diseases in Wisconsin Orchards as of last week, and include some other observations and recommendations. Download file

Continue Reading

June 4 Conference Call Summary

Posted on 04. Jun, 2007 by .

0

John’s Updates 1. With all the rain lately, many people are recording scab infection periods. Since primary scab season is over, the only reason to worry about these infection periods is if you presently have scab lesions in your orchard. 2. John saw blossom blight last week. 3. John caught some oblique banded leaf rollers […]

Continue Reading