Archive for February, 2010

Online Resources for Organic Apple and Grape Production

Posted on 17. Feb, 2010 by .

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Fruit growers considering the organic market have two new online resources to help them: * A Grower’s Guide to Organic Apples * Production Guide for Organic Grapes The guides provide suggestions on everything from variety- and site-selection to soil health and nutrient management. The bulk of each provides recommendations for how to manage insects, diseases, […]

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Pheromone Disruption to Control Codling Moth in Bayfield Apple Orchards

Posted on 17. Feb, 2010 by .

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In cooperation with the Bayfield apple growers, a two-step codling moth control program is underway to help growers reduce the number of spray applications for codling moth. Step 1: Removing Abandoned Apple Trees to Reduce Codling Moth Populations Step 2: Using Mating Disruption to Prevent Egg-Laying Download the research bulletin here: Download file The two-step […]

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