Archive for May, 2009

IPM Conference Call: May 25 Summary & Download

Posted on 26. May, 2009 by .

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Topics: 1) Orchard updates 2) Secondary insect updates 3) Codling moth & plum curculio updates 4) Disease updates To hear the most recent call recording over the phone: Dial: 218-844-0950, then enter this access code: 516817 To access an archive of all call recordings over the phone: Dial: 641-715-3800, then enter this access code: 28864 […]

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Assessing new methods of integrated pest management for apples in the Midwest

Posted on 22. May, 2009 by .

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The following summary is from Adam Sisson’s thesis chapter on sustainable apple production systems incorporating scab-resistant cultivars. The research was carried out with the assistance of Mark Gleason and his lab at the Department of Plant Pathology, Iowa State University, Ames. The result are still in a preliminary stage and the researchers are waiting for […]

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100 year old Wealthy apple trees in Bayfield must come down

Posted on 22. May, 2009 by .

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Change can take awhile, but eventually even 100 year old Wealthy apple trees in Bayfield must come down. Jason Fischbach (UW Extension – Bayfield) is making a fruit production video for master gardeners and this footage is from one of the projects of the Lake Superior Eco-Apple Pest Reduction Project. You may have to fiddle […]

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A Survey of Honey Bee Colonies Losses in the U.S.

Posted on 22. May, 2009 by .

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Preliminary Results: A Survey of Honey Bee Colonies Losses in the U.S. Between September 2008 and April 2009. Prepared by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp 1, Jerry Hayes2 , and Jeff Pettis3 . Note: A more detailed final report is being prepared for publication at a later date. The Apiary Inspectors of America (AIA) and USDA-ARS Beltsville Honey […]

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IPM Conference Call: May 18 Summary & Download

Posted on 18. May, 2009 by .

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Topics 1) Orchard update 2) Disease update 3) Insect update 4) Questions To hear the most recent call recording over the phone: Dial: 218-844-0950, then enter this access code: 516817 To access an archive of all call recordings over the phone: Dial: 641-715-3800, then enter this access code: 28864 Download the recording

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IPM Conference Call: May 11 Summary & Download

Posted on 11. May, 2009 by .

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Topics 1) Guest Phillip Schwaller, MSU horticulturalist talks about thinning thin on petal fall weather conditions for pruning stress formula 2) John Aue update on insect and disease in the field To hear the most recent call recording over the phone: Dial: 218-844-0950, then enter this access code: 516817 To access an archive of all […]

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IPM Conference Call: May 4 Summary & Download

Posted on 04. May, 2009 by .

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Topics 1) IPM Institute overview 2) Eco-Apple certification interest 3) Orchard conditions update 4) John’s field observations 5) Pesticide use and native pollinators 6) Fire blight update 7) Scab update To access an archive of all call recordings over the phone: Dial: 641-715-3800, then enter this access code: 28864 Download the recording

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IPM Conference Call: April 27 Summary & Download

Posted on 01. May, 2009 by .

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Topics
1) Farm update
2) Tree phenology
3) Julie Carol on Trek apple production software
4) Scab Update

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