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First-generation flights of codling moth, tufted apple bud moth, and obliquebanded leafroller continue, second-generation Oriental fruit moth about to start, monitor for leafhoppers, woolly apple aphids, San Jose scales, and European red mites.
Since the last carbohydrate model report on May 25, last Friday, weather conditions were optimal to induce fruit drop due to chemical thinner application.
Fire blight symptoms are widespread throughout Pennsylvania and Maryland. Growers are encouraged to use Apogee or Kudos to shut down tree growth to limit the spread of the disease in orchards.
The warm wet weather the past couple of weeks together with high humidity is creating perfect conditions for a number of strawberry diseases.
Conditions were incredibly optimal for many tree fruit diseases during the month of May. Management strategies for pome and stone fruit diseases are discussed.
Reports of fire blight infections have started to occur. The dos and don’ts of managing fire blight infections are discussed.
The Penn State Fruit Research and Extension Center (FREC) is currently conducting needs assessments and would like to hear from Pennsylvania tree fruit growers.
Do you ever wonder how your bramble pricing compares to that of other growers, and how your marketing compares to that of other growers?