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Signup Now for the 2015 AppleTalk IPM Conference Call

Posted on 29. Jan, 2015 by .

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AppleTalk IPM Conference Calls 2015 WEEKLY CALL TUESDAYS, Green tip to mid-August 8AM to 9AM Central Time Download Registration: 2015 Apple Talk announcement 012915 The IPM Institute of North America, in collaboration with the University of Wisconsin Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems and the Wisconsin Apple Growers Association will offer another season of weekly conference calls with IPM […]

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November 11 – Eco-apple meeting at DATCP

Posted on 14. Oct, 2014 by .

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We haven’t finalized all our speakers yet, but we think this year’s meeting is shaping up to be key in our partnership to strengthen apple growing in Wisconsin. We hope you can join us at DATCP on Tuesday, November 11. If you have additional agenda items, please let me know. We will be tweeking this […]

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AppleTalk Conference Calls Begin April 29, 2014 – Click Here To Register

Posted on 10. Apr, 2014 by .

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Eco-Apple IPM Conference Calls 2014 WEEKLY CALL STARTING TUESDAY, APRIL 29th 8AM to 9AM Central Time Download Registration: 2014 conference call announcement 041014 The IPM Institute of North America, in collaboration with the UW-Madison Eco-Fruit Project and the Wisconsin Apple Growers Association will offer another season of weekly conference calls with IPM consultant John Aue and […]

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Cold weather news from the Great Lakes Fruit Growers

Posted on 06. Jan, 2014 by .

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Leslie Huffman, apple specialist at the Ontario Ministry of Ag and Food, posted a question to the listserv today about extreme temps and bud kill. I’ve pasted in some of the responses below. You may also want to check the OMAFRA Apple webpage at www.ontario.ca/apples Stay warm, everyone! —————————— No “official” table I am aware […]

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Punch list from the December 2014 All Networks Meeting

Posted on 20. Dec, 2013 by .

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Twenty five people attended this year’s All Networks Meeting December 9th. A number of you expressed regret at not being able to attend, due to the scheduling snafu with Michigan’s Expo, or other conflicts. I wanted to share a quick list of the key next steps (in no particular order) that emerged from the meeting. […]

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Last day to sign up for 2014 EQIP!

Posted on 20. Dec, 2013 by .

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December 20th, TODAY, is the last day to submit an application for a 2014 EQIP contract. Go to the USDA-NRCS web site to download the application, or contact Matt Otto at NRCS with your questions, 608-662-4422 x 245 matt.otto@wi.usda.gov.

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Eco-Apple IPM Conference Calls 2013

Posted on 02. May, 2013 by .

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Introducing the first 2013 Apple Talk conference call!   The IPM Institute of North America welcomes you to join the 2013 season Apple Talk grower conference calls.  Please see the attached information.  The registration form is located on the back page of the attached call announcement.  Guest speaker Dr. David Rosenberger, plant pathologist from Cornell University, […]

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Save the date: November 29th, 2012

Posted on 17. Oct, 2012 by .

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Preparations are underway for our Eco-apple All Networks meeting on Thursday, November 29. Please plan to join us, and extend the invitation to any other growers you know who may be interested. Each year we hold this meeting to give you an opportunity provide us with feedback about your experiences with the Eco-Apple Project and […]

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Welcome our new fruit entomologist

Posted on 17. Oct, 2012 by .

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Christelle Guedot joined our campus as The Department of Entomology’s fruit specialist two weeks ago. Regina Hirsch and I had lunch today with Dr. Guedot. She comes to us from Washington State University where she worked extensively with apple growers as a USDA scientist. She has a strong interest in pollinators and beneficial insects. Christelle […]

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IMPORTANT: EQIP Financial Assistance for Driftless Area Conservation Practices

Posted on 20. Jul, 2012 by .

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NRCS will offer financial assistance in 2012 to agricultural producers for implementing practices that reduce erosion and improve fish wildlife habitat in the Driftless Area of Wisconsin.

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