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Pest and Weather Models

The Oregon Statewide Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Center has a great collection of online resources to support both commercial growers and home gardeners across the country. Their web-based tools include weather and climate driven models for IPM/pest models, plant disease risk models, crop models, horticultural models, beneficial species models, climate suitability models, and many others.

By |2020-08-11T15:14:12+00:00March 22nd, 2020|Online resources, technology|0 Comments

The spotted lanternfly makes its first west coast appearance

Last September we published our first post about the potential for the spotted lanternfly, Lycorma delicatula, to be a pest of serious concern to Oregon agriculture. At the time, only a handful of eastern states had reported established populations (Pennsylvania has been the most impacted). More recently, a live adult spotted lanternfly was reported in Davis, California.

By |2020-08-11T15:14:12+00:00March 3rd, 2020|Emerging Pests|0 Comments