Archive for June, 2010

The Valent/Cornell University Young Apple Thinning Gauge

Posted on 25. Jun, 2010 by .

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Thanks to Bob Barthel for suggesting this post. Most of us have to calculate the trunk cross sectional area to find the total tree crop load. This gauge figures the # apples/tree diameter for us.

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IPM Conference Call: June 22 Summary and Download

Posted on 23. Jun, 2010 by .

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To hear the June 22 IPM conference call, please continue reading.

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Pictures of apple diseases recommended by John Aue

Posted on 21. Jun, 2010 by .

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The follow pictures of apple diseases were recommended by John Aue. Please continue reading for the links to the pictures

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IPM Conference Call: June 15 Summary and Download

Posted on 21. Jun, 2010 by .

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Topics
1) Insect update discussion
2) Disease update discussion
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Three significant developments in the U.S. EPA Pesticide program

Posted on 14. Jun, 2010 by .

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Updates on Maneb tolerance revocation, the NPDES pesticide general permit and endosulfan cancellation.

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IPM Conference Call: June 8 Summary and Download

Posted on 09. Jun, 2010 by .

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The June 08 IPM call included the following topics. For more information and to download the recording, please continue reading. Topics: 1) Weather update, 2) Insect update discussion, 3) Disease update discussion, 4) Secondary insect update, 5) Growers questions

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IPM Conference Call: June 1 Summary and Download

Posted on 02. Jun, 2010 by .

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The June 1st call included the following topics 1) Discussion on leaf miners, 2) Discussion on black/white rot, 3) Discussion on plum curculio, 4) Discussion on obliquebanded leafroller, 5) Discussion on codling moth, 6) Discussion on wooly apple aphid, 7) Growers questions. To download the recording, please continue reading.

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