apple scab

Vigilance during season wrap up aids disease management for 2017

The 2016 season is almost in our rearview mirror. Although the fruit harvest may be winding down, vigilance is still needed for managing tree fruit diseases, especially in preparation for 2017. No rest for the... more »

RIMpro technology can help manage apple scab, other pests

If you’d like to manage apple scab and other pests with more precision and can take the time to learn a new method, the RIMpro cloud service might be for you. It’s certainly a significant... more »

Clemson smartphone apps tackle fruit diseases, pests

Fruit growers can now fight insects and disease from the palm of their hands with technology developed at Clemson University. Clemson University's MyIPM apps are available on on the Apple Store... more »

Pome fruit fungicide update

Aprovia is a new fungicide (SDHI, FRAC group 7) available for pome fruit disease management. Due to crop safety concerns, BASF will be canceling the pome fruit registration for Vivando. Aprovia... more »

New treatment may prevent losses from apple scab

Apple scab, a fungal disease affecting apple orchards in Illinois and worldwide, can significantly reduce fruit quality and yield. In fact, the disease recently damaged more than 50 percent of some apple varieties in Illinois... more »

Orchard sanitation a key tool to manage apple scab

The New England apple industry is not without its regular bouts with scab, a major disease that impacts the region’s six states, which have apple harvests amounting to about 25 percent of that in Michigan.... more »

Summit on apple scab, fire blight management set for March 14

Red Tomato and the University of Massachusetts Amherst will host a summit on the advances and international practices in the management of apple scab and fire blight. The summit will take place on March 14... more »

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Fruit Growers News September 2022 issue cover

Apple association forecasts higher U.S. production in 2022-23

Jenschke Orchards braves Texas-sized heat, drought

SWD-killing wasps released in Michigan to protect fruit

High-altitude pears: IFTA tour spotlights Washington pears

Cold tolerance is hot topic at Michigan Viticulture Field Day

Ridgefest updates industry on Michigan apple, cherry research

Cal Poly strawberry research: Can robots kill pests?

Great Lakes EXPO sessions to look at how to effectively plan farm succession and the benefits of Farm to School

Farm Market column: Fine Tuning Your Market Performance

Ag Labor Review: Small-town virtues, from the ballpark to the classroom

 

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