David Owens, Extension Entomologist, email@example.com Gowan’s Malathion 24c label for Spotted Wing Drosophila control in blueberries has been renewed. The 24c label supports higher rates for improved performance. Be sure to check the label for other application directions, timing, allowed… Continue Reading
Joanne Whalen, Extension IPM Specialist; firstname.lastname@example.org Trap catches for Spotted Wing Drosophila (SWD) adults remain constant. Small fruit growers (especially bramble and blueberry growers) will need to maintain their spray schedules for this very damaging insect pest.
Joanne Whalen, Extension IPM Specialist; email@example.com Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Although populations were lower the previous two springs due to colder overwintering conditions, it appears that populations could be higher this season. Although trap catches in Delaware are not as… Continue Reading
Joanne Whalen, Extension IPM Specialist; firstname.lastname@example.org Over the last 7-day period, we detected our first adult fly in a trap in Sussex County. Although there are no thresholds available based on trap catches, small fruit growers will need to maintain… Continue Reading
Cassandra Swett, Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist – Berry Pathology, University of Maryland and Penn State University; email@example.com and Kelly Hamby, Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist – Sustainable Agroecosystems and Integrated Pest Management, University of Maryland; firstname.lastname@example.org. Warm rains in… Continue Reading