Sunday Aug 25, 2019
No one wants fire blight in their orchard next year. For fire blight to take off in your orchard next year three things need to be there: the pathogen, the warm conditions and...
Thursday Aug 15, 2019
The appearance of storage scald has been related to orchard temperature during the final weeks of fruit maturation. DAS provides accumulated hours below 50°F as well as orchard management recommendations for this postharvest disorder.
Thursday Aug 01, 2019
Predicting the extent of the third generation of codling moth (CM) is based on a statistical relationship of the degree-days historically found on 1 August and at the end of the season on 1 November. We update this prediction roughly every 10 days after 15 August because the DD prediction for 1 November gets more accurate as we get closer.