Green Tip on Gala

Set your Green Tip date now!

Monday Apr 05, 2021

Apple scab overwinters in infected leaves on the orchard floor. The spores (called ascospores) mature around the same time that the new growth begins to appear in the spring (green tip stage). Spores ...

Green Tip on Gala Apple

Scab season begins… time to set your green tip date!

Thursday Apr 01, 2021

Scab infections can be initiated from Green Tip through to harvest. As soon as buds reach green tip growers must begin to monitor the weather for infection conditions. BC-DAS system users should go into the Apple Scab model now to set the date of green tip for when it occurs in your orchard.

Fruit russet caused by psylla honeydew

Pear Psylla

Thursday Mar 25, 2021

Controlling and maintaining low pear psylla populations over the dormant season is critical to controlling this damaging pest of pears. Correctly identifying pear psylla is key in control and preventing damage in your orchard. Applying pesticides at the correct time in the life cycle of the pest you are trying to control is also very important.

How to Use the BC DAS System

How to Use the BC DAS System

Thursday Jan 07, 2021

How to Use the BC DAS System Interested in using the BC DAS System and not sure where to start? Start here with this informational set by step video, outlining how to navigate the BC DAS system. In t...