Fruit Crop Pest Report- September 24, 2019

2019 Fruit Pest Update September 24, 2019 Click for link to 2019 – 2020 Midwest Fruit Pest Management Guide   The rain just keeps coming. Apple harvest is ongoing and grapes are slowly increasing in sugars. Apple and grape maturity reports will be published weekly on the Peninsular Agricultural Research Station website https://peninsular.ars.wisc.edu/apple-cherry-pest-update/ As we approach […]

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Fruit Crop Pest Report- September 18, 2019

2019 Fruit Pest Update September 18, 2019 Click for link to 2019 – 2020 Midwest Fruit Pest Management Guide   Apple harvest has begun! Fruit are continuing to be about 6 – 8 days behind normal years due to the weather this season.  Apple maturity reports will be published weekly on the Peninsular Agricultural Research Station […]

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Fruit Crop Pest Report- September 9, 2019

2019 Fruit Pest Update September 9, 2019 Click for link to 2019 – 2020 Midwest Fruit Pest Management Guide   Apple maturity reports will be published weekly on the Peninsular Agricultural Research Station website https://peninsular.ars.wisc.edu/apple-cherry-pest-update/ As we approach harvest, make sure to double check the preharvest interval for any product you might use!   INSECT & DISEASE […]

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Fruit Crop Pest Report- August 26, 2019

2019 Fruit Pest Update August 26, 2019 Click for link to 2019 – 2020 Midwest Fruit Pest Management Guide   Conditions have been dry and we got some much-needed rain today. We are still behind normal for degree days, and apple harvest will also likely be delayed. We will start publishing apple maturity reports next week. […]

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Fruit Crop Pest Report- August 19, 2019

2019 Fruit Pest Update August 19, 2019 Click for link to 2019 – 2020 Midwest Fruit Pest Management Guide Cherry harvest is past us and attention is turning to apples which are starting to color. Grapes are starting to soften and early varieties are at veraison. For all tree fruit crops, if you plan to take […]

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Fruit Crop Pest Report- August 13, 2019

2019 Fruit Pest Update August 13, 2019 Click for link to 2019 – 2020 Midwest Fruit Pest Management Guide   A few large storms blew through this past week, with minor reports of hail. Otherwise, it has been warm and humid. Tart cherry harvest is finishing up in the southern part of the county and ongoing […]

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Fruit Crop Pest Report- July 29, 2019

  A full report will resume next week.   Spotted wing drosophila pressure continues to be extremely high. Visit the Peninsular Agricultural Research Station’s website for trap catches: https://peninsular.ars.wisc.edu/apple-cherry-pest-update/ Growers are advised to use a 4 to 7-day, full cover control, now through harvest. The most affordable and effective controls for SWD are Imidan and […]

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Fruit Crop Pest Report- July 22, 2019

2019 Fruit Pest Update July 22, 2019 Click for link to 2019 – 2020 Midwest Fruit Pest Management Guide   This week was characterized by RAIN. And lots of it. Sweet cherry harvest and early tart cherry harvest is ongoing. Grapes are at bunch closure. For all tree fruit crops, if you plan to take leaf […]

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Fruit Crop Pest Report- July 15, 2019

2019 Fruit Pest Update July 15, 2019 Click for link to 2019 – 2020 Midwest Fruit Pest Management Guide   Spotted wing drosophila are active- female flies were first caught last Tuesday in Southern Door and numbers have greatly increased throughout the week. They have now been caught in multiple blocks south of Egg Harbor. Trap […]

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Fruit Crop Pest Report- July 8

2019 Fruit Pest Update July 8, 2019 Click for link to 2019 – 2020 Midwest Fruit Pest Management Guide   7/10/19 Update: SWD ALERT!! One spotted wing drosophila female was caught in three different traps in different orchards in Southern Door this week. Cherries are susceptible to damage starting at straw color.  Growers are advised to […]

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