News

SPOTTED WING DROSOPHILA UPDATE: JULY 31, 2020

SPOTTED WING DROSOPHILA UPDATE:  JULY 31, 2020 David Handley, Vegetable and Small Fruit Specialist; James Dill, Pest Management Specialist, Christina Howard, Produce Safety Professional Click on photos to enlarge. Spotted wing drosophila (SWD) fruit fly numbers continue to increase at nearly all of the sites that we are monitoring. Trap counts this week are mostly […]

Read more

Spotted Wing Drosophila Update: July 24, 2020

SPOTTED WING DROSOPHILA UPDATE:  JULY 24, 2020 Click on photos to enlarge. David Handley, Vegetable and Small Fruit Specialist; James Dill, Pest Management Specialist, Christina Howard, Produce Safety Professional Spotted wing drosophila (SWD) fruit fly numbers have been increasing over the past week in most of the sites that we are monitoring.  Due to various […]

Read more

Spotted Wing Drosophila Alert: July 20, 2020

SPOTTED WING DROSOPHILA ALERT:  JULY 20, 2020 Click on photos to enlarge. David Handley, Vegetable and Small Fruit Specialist; James Dill, Pest Management Specialist We have found spotted wing drosophila (SWD) fruit flies in raspberry plantings and late strawberry beds in Maine over the past week in southern Maine locations.  This complements reports from other […]

Read more