Archive for 'Native Pollinators'

May 27, AppleTalk Call Summary

Posted on 27. May, 2014 by .

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AppleTalk Conference Call Summary Tuesday, May 27th, 2014, 8:00 – 9:00 a.m. Presenter: John Aue, Threshold IPM. Moderator: Peter Werts, IPM Institute of North America; questions or comments, pwerts@ipminstitute.org May 27th Call download: Click here Tree phenology Orchards in southern Wisconsin and northern Illinois are nearing petal fall.  In the Upper Mississippi River Valley, trees […]

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IPM Conference Call: April 17, 2012, with George Sundin from MSU

Posted on 17. Apr, 2012 by .

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Today we were joined by Dr. George Sundin from MSU to discuss fire blight, streptomycin, and the effects of the recent frosts and freezes on the disease.

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IPM Conference Call: April 10, 2012

Posted on 10. Apr, 2012 by .

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On today’s call, John discussed a wide range of issues, starting with the most urgent: frost and freeze protection. Download the recording and supplemental references, see the full topic list, and read the full transcript inside.

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Great resources on native pollinators in the orchard

Posted on 12. May, 2011 by .

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Rachel Mallinger from UW-Entomology provided us with some fantastic documents about native pollinators and on techniques to encourage these extremely important orchard inhabitants. A spreadsheet that indicates which flowering plants have been found to attract native pollinators. The recommendations are to plant in clumps, and to have at least 3 flowering plant species at any […]

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