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Spotted Wing Drosophila Update: August 30, 2019

SPOTTED WING DROSOPHILA UPDATE:  AUGUST 30, 2019 Click on photo to enlarge. David Handley, Vegetable and Small Fruit Specialist; James Dill, Pest Management Specialist; Frank Drummond, Professor of Insect Ecology/Entomology; Christina Howard, Produce Safety Professional Spotted wing drosophila fruit fly numbers continue to rise at most of the berry farm locations we’re monitoring. All sites […]

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Spotted Wing Drosophila Update: August 16, 2019

SPOTTED WING DROSOPHILA UPDATE:  AUGUST 16, 2019 Click on photos to enlarge. David Handley, Vegetable and Small Fruit Specialist; James Dill, Pest Management Specialist; Frank Drummond, Professor of Insect Ecology/Entomology; Christina Howard, Produce Safety Professional Spotted wing drosophila fruit fly numbers remained high at the berry farm locations where they have been over threshold for […]

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Northeast Mechanical Weed Control Expo – September 12, 2019

Northeast Mechanical Weed Control Expo Thursday, September 12, 2019 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM University of Maine Rogers Research Farm, 914 Bennoch Road, Old Town, Maine 04468 Venue Phone: 207.827.4695 Preregistration is required. Registration fee is $20 by September 5, $30 from September 6 – 11, or $40 on the day of the event. Lunch […]

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Spotted Wing Drosophila Alert: August 9, 2019

SPOTTED WING DROSOPHILA ALERT: AUGUST 9, 2019 David Handley, Vegetable and Small Fruit Specialist; James Dill, Pest Management Specialist; Frank Drummond, Professor of Insect Ecology/Entomology; Christina Howard, Produce Safety Professional Spotted wing drosophila (SWD) fruit fly numbers increased at nearly all of the berry farm locations we are monitoring in Maine this week. We are […]

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