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.

Pear psylla adult on pear limb

Pear Psylla

Wednesday Mar 10, 2021

Pear psylla eggs Pear psylla hard shell Pear Psylla (Cacopsylla pyri)  Why is it a problem? Pear psylla is a common pest in pear orchards in North America. Due to its ability to deve...

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...