Cherry Fruit Fly adult on cherry (Photo Credit: E. Beers, 2007)

Western Cherry Fruit Fly (Rhagoletis indifferens)

Sunday Jun 05, 2022

Western cherry fruit fly trap in orchard with lure Western Cherry Fruit Fly (Rhagoletis indifferens) Why is it a problem? Western cherry fruit fly (Rhagoletis indifferens) is a native p...

Peach Twig Borer damage on peach shoot

Peach Twig Borer (Anarsia lineatella) and Peach Tree Borer (Synanthedon exitiosa)

Friday May 27, 2022

Larvae of Peachtree borer from a cross secton of wood Peach Twig Borer (Anarsia lineatella) and Peach Tree Borer (Synanthedon exitiosa)   Why are they a problem? The Peach twig borer is a...

Early leafroller damage on Gala

OBLR - Obliquebanded Leafroller (Choristoneura rosaceana) 

Friday May 20, 2022

OBLR larvae on apple leaf OBLR - Obliquebanded Leafroller (Choristoneura rosaceana)  Why is it a problem? Leafrollers are common pests in treefruit orchards, causing damage to developing ...

Tree Fruit Grower Extension Survey

Monday May 16, 2022

Tell Us How to Get Farm Information to You! You Could Win $500 for Your Farm! Are you a tree fruit or grape grower?  Tell us how you'd like to get your farm information!  With limited tim...

Little Cherry Virus

Saturday May 14, 2022

  Little Cherry Virus causes small, discoloured cherries with a bitter taste that can not be marketed. With a history of this virus in British Columbia, and a current epidemic in Washington Stat...