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New Fruit Crops / Pollinator Entomologist Coming to UW!

Posted on 20. Jul, 2012 by .

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It looks like Christelle Gu├ędot , currently stationed in Yakima, WA with Washington State University, has accepted the fruit crops/pollination faculty position at the UW-Madison! Last news is that she will be starting in Madison on October 1.

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IPM Conference Call: June 19, 2012

Posted on 20. Jun, 2012 by .

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We weren’t able to get Larry Gut on this week (hopefully next week!), so we did another round of updates on a wide range of topics for growers to think about at this time of the season, with a focus on Codling moth and Apple maggot monitoring and control.

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Sign up now! EcoApple Scouting Workshop Series: June 26, 28, 29

Posted on 15. Jun, 2012 by .

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Exciting news! The IPM Institute, CIAS, and Threshold IPM will be putting on a series of hands-on scouting workshops in late June at three orchards around Wisconsin. The workshops are designed to teach participants specific scouting techniques for primary pests, secondary pests, and beneficials and learn how to apply those techniques in making critical orchard management decisions.

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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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OTFA Orchard Field Day – August 17 & 18 – Organic Orchard Management

Posted on 31. May, 2012 by .

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OTFA is holding a field day in August on the topic of organic orchard management. Take a look at the post for more detailed information about the event.

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IPM Conference Call: Webinar #1, May 8, 2012

Posted on 08. May, 2012 by .

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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: 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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Important updates about freeze damage and fire blight

Posted on 11. Apr, 2012 by .

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Please read this post for a couple very important updates about speeding freeze damage and managing this weekend’s potential fire blight outbreak.

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TOMORROW, Tues. 1/23: Free webinar on organic apple production

Posted on 23. Jan, 2012 by .

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The organization eXtension.org is hosting a free webinar tomorrow, Tuesday, January 23rd, on the organic production of apples. Please see details and links below. (Also, to see and download from their vast archive of past webinars, click here.) Join eOrganic for the webinar OrganicA Project: Current Research on Organic Production of Ginger Gold, Honeycrisp, Zestar!, […]

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You’re Invited! Spring IPM Field Day, May 4, 2011

Posted on 22. Apr, 2011 by .

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Dane County Eco-Apple Network
Spring IPM Field Day

May 4, 2011
9:00 am to 12:00pm
Dust off your hand-lens, grab your field guide and join us for a spring IPM meeting and orchard walk at Door Creek Orchard in Cottage Grove, WI.

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