Archive for May, 2012

OTFA Orchard Field Day – August 17 & 18 – Organic Orchard Management

Posted on 31. May, 2012 by .

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OTFA is holding a field day in August on the topic of organic orchard management. Take a look at the post for more detailed information about the event.

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IPM Conference Call: Webinar #3, May 29, 2012

Posted on 31. May, 2012 by .

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Our third webinar! Download the audio/video recording here. You can also download the slides from the webinar, as well as a supplementary set of photos of beneficials in apple orchards.

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IPM Conference Call: May 22, 2012

Posted on 22. May, 2012 by .

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We planned to have a webinar today, but ended up doing a regular conference call with a lot of Q&A on issues like thinning with Sevin, OBLR emergence and timing, and updates on Plum curculio, Codling moth, Apple scab, and secondary pests. Please see the recording, topic list, and transcript below.

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IPM Conference Call: Webinar #2, May 15, 2012

Posted on 15. May, 2012 by .

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John finished out our first webinar series with a presentation entitled “Working those IPM Muscles – When to Worry About What,” continuing on last week’s theme about managing for beneficials and against resistance development in pests.

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IPM Conference Call: Webinar #1, May 8, 2012

Posted on 08. May, 2012 by .

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Our first webinar! We look forward to finishing it out next week. Today, John started with updates about the current Codling moth and Apple scab situations in the area. He then began his webinar discussion of resistance management and beneficials, aided by some of his great photos from the field. Please download the video recording […]

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ANNOUNCEMENT: First webinar next Tuesday May 8, 8am!

Posted on 02. May, 2012 by .

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First webinar next Tuesday, May 8, at 8am! Please see this post for instructions.

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IPM Conference Call: May 1, 2012

Posted on 02. May, 2012 by .

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On today’s call, John covered a lot of ground, giving us updates on the weather and pest situation across the region. Please download the recording, see the topic list, and read the transcript below. Also, be sure to check out the articles referenced in the call, especially the ones brought to us by growern Dennis Norton.

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