First Apple Bitter Rot Symptoms in 2024 Visible in Winchester, VA (14 June 2024)

First Apple Bitter Rot Symptoms in 2024 Visible in Winchester, VA (14 June 2024)

Apple bitter rot is caused by six Colletotrichum species of fungi in Virginia: C. fructicola , C. chrysophilum, C. siamense, C. theobromicola, C. fioriniae and C. nymphaeae. First symptoms of bitter rot disease on fruit of apple cultivar ‘Gala’ have been found on 14 June 

Please RSVP to Join The USCA CPPM Project’s Fire Blight Workshop on 25 July 2024   /   Por favor Confirme su asistencia para unirse al taller del proyecto CPPM de la USCA sobre de fire blight, 25 de julio de 2024

Please RSVP to Join The USCA CPPM Project’s Fire Blight Workshop on 25 July 2024 / Por favor Confirme su asistencia para unirse al taller del proyecto CPPM de la USCA sobre de fire blight, 25 de julio de 2024

  PLEASE RSVP TO ATTEND THE WORKSHOP VIA THIS LINK: https://forms.gle/9XNxj3HNjE5aiMPE9 & PLEASE SHARE WITH YOUR WORKERS:   Assistant Professor Srdjan Aćimović and his collaborators on the USDA CPPM project, “Creating Next-Gen Controls for Fire Blight Cankers, Blossom, and Shoot Blight with Copper, PGRs, Plant 

First Notice – Please Join USCA CPPM Project’s Fire Blight Workshop on 25 July 2024 at Alson H Smith Jr AREC: For Virginia and Regional Fruit Growers and Their Farm Workers   /   Primer aviso: Invitamos a los productores de frutas de Virginia, de la región y a sus trabajadores agrícolas a que nos acompañen el 25 de julio del 2024 en el Alson H Smith Jr AREC al taller de Fire Blight, auspiciado por el proyecto USCA CPPM

First Notice – Please Join USCA CPPM Project’s Fire Blight Workshop on 25 July 2024 at Alson H Smith Jr AREC: For Virginia and Regional Fruit Growers and Their Farm Workers / Primer aviso: Invitamos a los productores de frutas de Virginia, de la región y a sus trabajadores agrícolas a que nos acompañen el 25 de julio del 2024 en el Alson H Smith Jr AREC al taller de Fire Blight, auspiciado por el proyecto USCA CPPM

  PLEASE SHARE WITH YOUR FARM WORKERS AND HAVE THEM ATTEND THIS WORKSHOP:   Fire blight is a serious disease of apple, pear and Asian pear for fruit growers nationally. Assistant Professor Srdjan Aćimović and his collaborators on the USDA CPPM project, “Creating Next-Gen Controls 

1. NEWA Sooty Blotch & Flyspeck (SB&FS) Model Predicts When the First Infections Occur; 2. Fungicide Options for SB&FS and Apple Bitter Rot/Glomerella Leaf Spot

1. NEWA Sooty Blotch & Flyspeck (SB&FS) Model Predicts When the First Infections Occur; 2. Fungicide Options for SB&FS and Apple Bitter Rot/Glomerella Leaf Spot

  It is that time of the year when we should pay special attention to protecting apple fruit from Sooty Blotch and Flyspeck (SB&FS) in Figure 1 above and apple bitter rot/Glomerella Leaf Spot (Figure 2 below). SB&FS are caused by a large group of 

Save The Date: Virginia and Regional Fruit Growers and Farm Workers Please Join Fire Blight Workshop on 25 July 2024 Within USDA CPPM Project   /   Invitamos cordialmente a los productores y trabajadores del área de frutales en Virginia y estados aledaños a que incluyan este evento en su calendario: Taller de “Fire Blight” el 25 de julio del 2024 en Winchester, VA.

Save The Date: Virginia and Regional Fruit Growers and Farm Workers Please Join Fire Blight Workshop on 25 July 2024 Within USDA CPPM Project / Invitamos cordialmente a los productores y trabajadores del área de frutales en Virginia y estados aledaños a que incluyan este evento en su calendario: Taller de “Fire Blight” el 25 de julio del 2024 en Winchester, VA.

Please share with your farm workers: Fire blight is a growing problem for the East Coast pome fruit growers impacting apple, pear and Asian pear production. Assistant Professor Srdjan Aćimović and his collaborators on the USDA CPPM project, “Creating Next-Gen Controls for Fire Blight Cankers, 

Your Opinion Matters: Please Respond to VT CALS Needs Survey

Your Opinion Matters: Please Respond to VT CALS Needs Survey

As a stakeholder we are inviting you to please fill out the Virginia Tech’s CALS Needs Survey via the link below or by scanning the QR code at the end of this post: https://virginiatech.questionpro.com/VAESSurvey  

First Apple Scab on Leaves and Fruit Visible in Winchester on 15 May 2024

First Apple Scab on Leaves and Fruit Visible in Winchester on 15 May 2024

First apple scab symptoms are visible on old and new leaves as of 15 May 2024. The first fresh scab infections were found on ‘Gala’ leaves (Figures 1, 2) and fruit at AREC (Figure 3). These symptoms were found in ‘Gala’ apple block on select 

1. Fire Blight Visible as of 5 May in Northern VA; 2. Rust and Powdery Mildew Visible as of 15 May in Northern VA; 3. Primary Scab Season Over But Cedar Apple Rust Still a Significant Risk

1. Fire Blight Visible as of 5 May in Northern VA; 2. Rust and Powdery Mildew Visible as of 15 May in Northern VA; 3. Primary Scab Season Over But Cedar Apple Rust Still a Significant Risk

1. As of last week (5 May), first fire blight symptoms are visible in Frederick and Madison counties in Virginia (Fig. 1, 2). We are aware that symptoms of fire blight were visible in Southern Virginia much earlier. Based on the time when these symptoms 

1. Major Scab and Juniper Rust Infections of 4-5 May; 2. Fire Blight Post-Infection Rescue Options

1. Major Scab and Juniper Rust Infections of 4-5 May; 2. Fire Blight Post-Infection Rescue Options

1. Yes, we had major apple scab and cedar-apple rust infections on apples May 4-5. If the rusts are your major problem in addition to scab, and you did not cover with a fungicide before these infections of 4-5 May, you can apply mancozeb plus 

1. If Young Fresh or Cider Apple Trees in are Still Bloom, 28 April – 1 May Fire Blight Infections Possible; 2. Scab and Juniper Rusts Continue to Infect Apples; 3. Powdery Mildew is a Risk, Use DMI and SDHI fungicides

1. If Young Fresh or Cider Apple Trees in are Still Bloom, 28 April – 1 May Fire Blight Infections Possible; 2. Scab and Juniper Rusts Continue to Infect Apples; 3. Powdery Mildew is a Risk, Use DMI and SDHI fungicides

1. If any young apple trees planted late are in bloom, or any cider apple cultivars are maybe in bloom in Northern VA, fire blight infection reported by NEWA EIP model on 28 April to 1 May should be controlled by streptomycin application in mix