NABREW: Exo and SWD Info Nuggets

The 2014 North American Blueberry Research and Extension Workers (NABREW) conference was held in Atlantic City, New Jersey.  This conference is held every 4 years and this was the first one I attended.  It was highly informative with great presentations … Continue reading

Mississippi Vaccinium Journal July – September 2014

The latest issue of the Mississippi Vaccinium Journal is now available.  It is at the bottom as a link to a PDF.  Remember, you can always access past issues here: http://msucares.com/newsletters/vaccinium/index.html In this issue we discuss Exobasidium, recap the legislator tour, … Continue reading

2014 Blueberry Workshop Presentation — SWD Update

The dreaded Spotted Wing Drosophila (SWD) is drawing a lot of interest from blueberry growers in Mississippi.  Some growers have had serious issues with it, but others have not yet been impacted.  It is only a matter of time until … Continue reading

Fly Taxonomy to Fly Trapping Seminar Recap

Fly Taxonomy to Fly Trapping:  A Tortuous Path to a Chemical Lure for the Spotted Wing Drosophila Dr. Peter Landolt USDA, ARS, Yakima Agricultural Research Laboratory Wapato, WA On June 12, 2012 at the Thad Cochran Southern Horticultural Laboratory in … Continue reading