Archive for 'Thinning'

May 26, AppleTalk Call Summary

Posted on 26. May, 2015 by .

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AppleTalk Conference Call Summary Tuesday, May 26, 2015, 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 26th Call download: Click Here Agenda 1. Discuss apple scab pressure and effects of Memorial weekend infection period (15 Minutes) 2. Current status of plum […]

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May 5, AppleTalk Call Summary

Posted on 05. May, 2015 by .

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AppleTalk Conference Call Summary Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 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 5th Call download: Click Here Crop phenology 0:00 Across the region, orchards between tight cluster and full bloom on early varieties.  The short-term forecast is […]

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June 10, AppleTalk Call Summary

Posted on 10. Jun, 2014 by .

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AppleTalk Conference Call Summary Tuesday, June 10th, 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 June 10th call download: Click Here Disease update Black and white rot Black and white rot are fungal diseases produced by fungi ubiquitous in forests, orchards […]

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May 20, AppleTalk Call Summary

Posted on 20. May, 2014 by .

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AppleTalk Conference Call Summary Tuesday, May 20th, 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 Guest Speaker: Phil Schwallier, Michigan State University May 20th Call download: Click Here Phil Schwallier, Michigan State University, will join us to discuss foliar feeding and thinning. Tree Phenology Orchards in southern Wisconsin […]

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June 4th Apple Talk Summary

Posted on 10. Jun, 2013 by .

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Apple Talk Conference Call Summary Tuesday, June 4th, 8:00 – 9:00 Presenters: John Aue, Threshold IPM; Phil Schwallier, Michigan State University. Moderator: Peter Werts, IPM Institute of North America; questions or comments, pwerts@ipminstitute.org. June 4th Call download https://www.freeconferencecallhd.com/playback.html?n=113-17-65-67-57-751271-17-65-67-17-65-67-17-65-671073-17-65-677741125122;1MTYyOTk3OTI=1 Registration still open for the June 19th and 21st IPM field days in Eau Claire and Bayfield […]

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IPM Conference Call: June 5, 2012 – Phil Schwallier from MSU

Posted on 06. Jun, 2012 by .

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After a series of updates from John, Phil Schwallier joined us for the second time this season to discuss weed control, tree growth, and bitter pit, among other things. Many thanks to Phil for taking another hour to talk with us. Download the recording and see the full transcript below.

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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: 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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IPM Conference Call: April 24, 2012, with Phil Schwallier from MSU Extension

Posted on 25. Apr, 2012 by .

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Today we were joined by Dr. Phil Schwallier, a horticulturalist and entomologist from MSU Extension. He is an expert on fruit thinning and nutrition, and took nearly the whole hour with us to discuss the issue of thinning in this difficult season. Find the recording here.

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