Archive for 'Beneficials'

July 9th Apple Talk Call Summary

Posted on 09. Jul, 2013 by .

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Apple Talk Conference Call Summary Tuesday July 9th, 8:00 – 9:00 Presenters: John Aue, Threshold IPM. Moderator: Peter Werts, IPM Institute of North America; questions or comments, pwerts@ipminstitute.org. July 9th Call download Here Severe weather forecasted for July 9 to 11 High winds and hail forecasted may pose risk for fireblight and black and white […]

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May 28th Apple Talk Call Summary

Posted on 31. May, 2013 by .

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  Apple Talk Conference Call Summary Tuesday May 28th, 8:00 – 9:00 Presenters: John Aue, Threshold IPM; Patty Mc Manus, University of Wisconsin. Moderator: Peter Werts, IPM Institute of North America; questions or comments, pwerts@ipminstitute.org. May 28th Call download https://www.freeconferencecallhd.com/playback.html?n=74-17-65-67-17-65-67-17-65-6736-58-81993221-17-65-6755121769867;1MTYyOTk3OTI=1 Phenology We are frozen in place and are observing very distinct differences between far south […]

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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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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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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

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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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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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