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April 2022

  • Ambrosia Beetle Update

    We’ve had a lot of damage from ambrosia beetles this year. If you have had problems with this pest before OR if you have newly planted trees, it is likely a good idea to continue spraying the trunks of young (1-3 yr old) trees with a pyrethroid like Bifenthrin. Due to the number of beetles captured…

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  • Scab disease development requires the host and pathogen to be present and the conditions to be suitable for the pathogen to grow. The conditions required for scab development is a temperature range of 59-95 degrees F (optimal temp is 59-77) in the presence of moisture for at least 12 hrs. For the next 12 days…

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