- With the concern around little cherry disease, growers are testing and finding a number of other cherry viruses in their orchards. Dr. Ken Eastwell spoke about Western X and cherry viruses at this year’s WSU Extension Fruit Days in Wenatchee. Here are some highlights.
- Codling moth programs need to be timed perfectly, because the larvae enter the safety of the fruit within a day of hatching. WSU's Ute Chambers and Dr. Vince Jones explain the best timing for codling moth management.
- As Fire Blight season approaches watch the model and WSU's Fire Blight page. It is critical that growers are aware of fire blight risk from when primary bloom begins until the end of secondary (rat tail) flowering. Secondary bloom, typically 1 to 3 weeks after full bloom is generally a prime period for infection.
- Join WSU Extension for a brief training in regards to sunburn and delayed sunscald on May 25 in Quincy WA.
- Quemadura solar es un problema importante en la manzana. Esta charla es una oportunidad para aprender más sobre la prevención de los daños asociados a la quemadura por sol.