Archive for July, 2009

IPM Conference Call: July 27 Summary & Download

Posted on 28. Jul, 2009 by .

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Topics 1) Orchard updates 2) Japanese beetle control discussion 3) Woolly apple aphid control discussion 4) Codling moth discussion 5) Sooty blotch/Flyspeck control discussion 6) Bio fix model discussion 7) Apple maggot control discussion To hear the most recent call recording over the phone: Dial: 218-844-0950, then enter this access code: 516817 To access an […]

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Method for determining the gender of codling moth

Posted on 20. Jul, 2009 by .

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During our July 20_09 IPM conference call John discussed the method for determining the gender of codling moth and the utility of the practice (see ‘IPM Conference Call: July 20 Summary & Download’ entry for more details). Attached is a U.C. Cooperative Extension worksheet (authored by Lynn Wunderlich U.C. Cooperative Extension Farm Advisor-El Dorado County) […]

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IPM Conference Call: July 20 Summary & Download

Posted on 20. Jul, 2009 by .

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Topics 1) Orchard planning discussion 2) Codling moth discussion including discussing the method for determining the gender of codling moth and the utility of the practice (see ‘Method for determining the gender of codling moth’ entry for more details) 3) Other insects discussion 4) Disease discussion 5) Japanese Beetle discussion To hear the most recent […]

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IPM Conference Call: July 13 Summary & Download

Posted on 14. Jul, 2009 by .

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Topics: 1) Getting used to not spraying discussion 2) Degree day model discussion 3) Codling moth second generation discussion 4) Leaf rollers second generation discussion 5) Secondary pests – beneficial control discussion 6) Disease discussion To hear the most recent call recording over the phone: Dial: 218-844-0950, then enter this access code: 516817 To access […]

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Walworth County Prairie Walk on Tuesday July 14 in Burlington

Posted on 01. Jul, 2009 by .

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I would like to invite you to attend the annual Walworth County Prairie Walk on Tuesday July 14 in Burlington Wisconsin. This year’s walk will focus on the value of prairies in supporting populations of native pollinators. The full day event features additional guest experts in prairie ecology, native plants, and wildlife conservation. The registration […]

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Chieftain apple trees available as special orders

Posted on 01. Jul, 2009 by .

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Chieftain apple was developed by Iowa State University horticulture professor Spencer Beach. In 1917, he crossed Jonathan and Delicious varieties and came up with what some consider the best of both. It combines the shelf life and color appeal of the Red Delicious and the taste and baking qualities of Jonathan. It has a deep […]

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