Archive for 'Heat/Drought'

April 29th, AppleTalk Call Summary

Posted on 01. May, 2014 by .

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AppleTalk Conference Call Summary Tuesday, April 29th, 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 April 29th Call download: Click here Tree phenology Tree phenology from northern Illinois to central Wisconsin varies from half-inch green on early varieties, e.g., Zestar, in northern Illinois to silver tip […]

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July 16 Apple Talk Conference Call Summary

Posted on 16. Jul, 2013 by .

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Apple Talk Conference Call Summary Tuesday July 16th, 8:00 – 9:00 Presenters: John Aue, Threshold IPM. Moderator: Peter Werts, IPM Institute of North America; questions or comments, pwerts@ipminstitute.org. July 16th Call download Here Michigan State University Crop Advisory Team Alert: Imidacloprid labels need to be read closely prior to application. Multiple insecticide products contain the […]

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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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