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July 28th AppleTalk Summary

Posted on 28. Jul, 2020 by .

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AppleTalk Conference Call Summary Tuesday, July 28, 2020 8:00 – 9:00 AM Presenter: John Aue, Threshold IPM, jgaue@mwt.net Moderator: Peter Werts, IPM Institute of North America; questions or comments, pwerts@ipminstitute.org or send to Josie Dillon, jdillon@ipminstitute.org. July 28th Call Stream: CLICK HERE Agenda Regional update Location Degree Days from January 1st  (Base 50°F) 2019 DD from […]

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August 13 AppleTalk

Posted on 15. Aug, 2019 by .

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AppleTalk Conference Call Summary Tuesday, August 13, 2019, 8:00 – 9:00 AM Presenter: John Aue, Threshold IPM Moderator: Peter Werts, IPM Institute of North America; questions or comments, pwerts@ipminstitute.org August 13th Call Stream: CLICK HERE Regional update  Location Degree Days 8/13/2019 (Base 50°F) Petal Fall Date (NEWA) Total potential infection event hours, from petal fall […]

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July 2 AppleTalk

Posted on 02. Jul, 2019 by .

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AppleTalk Conference Call Summary Tuesday, July 2, 2019, 8:00 – 9:00 AM Presenter: John Aue, Threshold IPM Moderator: Peter Werts, IPM Institute of North America; questions or comments, pwerts@ipminstitute.org July 2nd call stream: CLICK HERE Regional update Location Degree Days 6/24/2019 (Base 50°F) Petal Fall Date (NEWA) Total leaf wetting hours, from petal fall Total potential […]

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June 4th AppleTalk Conference Call

Posted on 04. Jun, 2019 by .

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AppleTalk Conference Call Summary Tuesday, June 4, 2019, 8:00 – 9:00 AM Presenter: John Aue, Threshold IPM Moderator: Peter Werts, IPM Institute of North America; questions or comments, pwerts@ipminstitute.org June 4th Call Stream: CLICK HERE Regional update Most orchards across the region have accumulated between 250 and 350 degree days (DD), base 50°F, since January […]

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May 28th AppleTalk Conference Call

Posted on 28. May, 2019 by .

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AppleTalk Conference Call Summary Tuesday, May 28, 2019, 8:00 – 9:00 AM Presenter: John Aue, Threshold IPM Moderator: Peter Werts, IPM Institute of North America; questions or comments, pwerts@ipminstitute.org May 28th Call Stream: CLICK HERE Regional update Across the region ascospore maturity is now at or near 100%.  There have been enough rain events that most […]

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April 9 AppleTalk: Welcome back to another season

Posted on 10. Apr, 2019 by .

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AppleTalk Conference Call Summary Tuesday, April 9, 2019, 8:00 – 9:00 AM Presenter: John Aue, Threshold IPM Moderator: Peter Werts, IPM Institute of North America; questions or comments, pwerts@ipminstitute.org April 9th Call Stream: CLICK HERE AppleTalk call and blog logistics Thank you for registering for AppleTalk!  Your participation makes this program possible.  After each AppleTalk, […]

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July 17 AppleTalk Conference Call

Posted on 17. Jul, 2018 by .

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AppleTalk Conference Call Summary Tuesday, July 17, 2018, 8:00 – 9:00 AM Presenter: John Aue, Threshold IPM Moderator: Peter Werts, IPM Institute of North America; questions or comments, pwerts@ipminstitute.org July 17th Call Stream: Click Here  Questions and announcements The Organic Fruit Growers’ Association also has a Summer Field Day coming up on August 5th in […]

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Temperature Fluctuations Influence Timing and Need of Early Season Sprays

Posted on 14. Apr, 2017 by .

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Introduction Across the region tree phenology ranges widely.  Some orchards are still at early silver-tip on Honeycrisp, while other orchards are approaching tight cluster on Zestar, Ida Red and McIntosh. There are two warm nights ahead of us and high temperatures should reach 80F in northeastern Illinois Saturday.  This will result in significant growth across […]

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Freeze advisory, reminders about copper, oil and protectant fungicides

Posted on 06. Apr, 2017 by .

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April 6, 2017 Introduction Daily high temperatures across the entire region this weekend are forecast to be in the 60F+ range, with lows around 50F on two successive nights, before returning to more seasonal temps (50s/30s) for the remainder of next week. The timing of this warm weather will be earlier in the weekend for […]

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May 24th AppleTalk Conference Call

Posted on 24. May, 2016 by .

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AppleTalk Conference Call Summary Tuesday, May 24, 2016, 8:00 – 9:00 AM Presenter: John Aue, Threshold IPM Moderator: Peter Werts, IPM Institute of North America; questions or comments, pwerts@ipminstitute.org May 24th Call download: Click Here Precipitation deficits and long-range forecast There is significant regional variability in total rain fall and most locations are short on […]

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