Archive for June, 2011

IPM Conference Calls 2011: June 28, Summary and Download

Posted on 28. Jun, 2011 by .

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Dr. John Wise, entomologist from Michigan State, joined us on this week’s call to discuss his research on the rainfastness and performance boundaries of new insecticide chemistries.

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IPM Conference Calls 2011: June 21, Summary and Download

Posted on 21. Jun, 2011 by .

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This week, John talked about ways to prepare for and respond to the severe weather coming our way, as well as about mite scouting and control. Download the recording now; full summary to follow.

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A note about OxiDate

Posted on 20. Jun, 2011 by .

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Over the past few weeks, we’ve received several questions about the fungicide/bactericide OxiDate. Here are some of John Aue and Patty McManus’ general comments and impressions about the product.

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IPM Conference Calls 2011: June 14, Summary and Download

Posted on 15. Jun, 2011 by .

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First, some announcements: 1) We will have NO CONFERENCE CALL on July 5. 2) John Wise from MSU Entomology will be joining us the week after next, on Tuesday, June 28 (NOT next week). John’s research focuses on the rainfastness and performance boundaries of new insecticides. Get your questions ready. 3) Lastly, thank you to […]

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IPM Conference Calls 2011: June 7, Summary and Download

Posted on 09. Jun, 2011 by .

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This week we were joined by Larry Gut of MSU, an expert on Codling moth biology and control. We’ve posted a much more detailed call summary than usual: paraphrased (not quite verbatim) and with precise time markers for the recording. Your comments on this new call summary style would be appreciated!

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Deadline Extended: Course on Effective Use of Pheromone Traps and Mating Disruption

Posted on 03. Jun, 2011 by .

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Important! The deadline for this great workshop has been extended until June 10. You still have time to sign up! When? Wednesday June 22, 2011, 9am-3pm Where? near Galesville, WI How much? $25 GET THE FULL BROCHURE HERE. HURRY, SPACES ARE LIMITED. About the course This new course about effective use of pheromone traps and […]

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VIDEO: At the Core: Apple Growers of the Upper Mississippi

Posted on 03. Jun, 2011 by .

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  At the Core: Apple Growers of the Upper Mississippi from Cris Carusi. Apple growers from Wisconsin and Minnesota share their thoughts on running a farm-based business, the pleasures of apple growing, opportunities for learning and assistance, and what the future holds. This video features the following growers: Steve Louis, Oakwood Fruit Farm, Richland Center, […]

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