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Apple Talk Call Summary, August 13th

Posted on 16. Aug, 2013 by .

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Apple Talk Conference Call Summary Tuesday, August 13th, 2013, 8:00 – 9:00 Presenters: John Aue, Threshold IPM. Moderator: Katherine Mumm, IPM Institute of North America; questions or  comments, pwerts@ipminstitute.org.

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July 2nd Apple Talk Summary

Posted on 03. Jul, 2013 by .

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Apple Talk Conference Call Summary Tuesday, June 2nd, 8:00 – 9:00am Presenters: John Aue, Threshold IPM. Moderator: Peter Werts, IPM Institute of North America; questions or comments, pwerts@ipminstitute.org. July 2nd Call Download Call Download    

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Eco-Apple IPM Conference Calls 2013

Posted on 02. May, 2013 by .

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Introducing the first 2013 Apple Talk conference call!   The IPM Institute of North America welcomes you to join the 2013 season Apple Talk grower conference calls.  Please see the attached information.  The registration form is located on the back page of the attached call announcement.  Guest speaker Dr. David Rosenberger, plant pathologist from Cornell University, […]

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Please, take the Farm to School Producer Survey!!!

Posted on 27. Feb, 2013 by .

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  The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection invites you to participate in the first Wisconsin Farm to School Producer Survey, which is being sent to farmers and agricultural producers in Wisconsin. Whether or not your farm sells product to schools, your response is extremely valuable to the development of state farm to […]

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Experienced vegetable grower seeking apple orchard production experience

Posted on 05. Sep, 2012 by .

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Wanting to learn the year-round practices associated organic/ipm/or sustainably-focus orchard management including: soil health, grafting and propagation, pruning and thinning, pest and disease control. Looking for part-time work near Madison. Contact: Nikki Lennart, nmlennart@gmail.com

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IPM Conference Call: July 24, 2012

Posted on 25. Jul, 2012 by .

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Last week, we focused on the drought. This week, we turned to the rain. John discussed John Wise’s most recent publication on the rainfastness of insecticides, gave us updates/heads-ups on several pests and diseases in anticipation of rain, and touched on how a grower might respond to a heavy rain event or hail event — among other things. See inside for the recording and full transcript.

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IMPORTANT: EQIP Financial Assistance for Driftless Area Conservation Practices

Posted on 20. Jul, 2012 by .

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NRCS will offer financial assistance in 2012 to agricultural producers for implementing practices that reduce erosion and improve fish wildlife habitat in the Driftless Area of Wisconsin.

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New Fruit Crops / Pollinator Entomologist Coming to UW!

Posted on 20. Jul, 2012 by .

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It looks like Christelle Guédot , currently stationed in Yakima, WA with Washington State University, has accepted the fruit crops/pollination faculty position at the UW-Madison! Last news is that she will be starting in Madison on October 1.

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IPM Conference Call: July 17, 2012

Posted on 18. Jul, 2012 by .

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The big topic today was heat — heat and drought. John discussed the evidence he’s seen in the field of the weather’s effect on a wide range of insects, including on ones that we’re seeing in apple trees for the first time ever. Download the recording and read the full transcript here. Also, be sure to check out the many articles referenced inside.

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2012 EcoApple Quick Guide and Spray Protocol

Posted on 02. Jul, 2012 by .

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Get the Eco Apple spray protocol for 2012 here.

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