Green Tip on Gala

Set your Green Tip date now!

Tuesday Apr 05, 2022

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!

Friday Apr 01, 2022

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

Thursday Mar 10, 2022

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...

Apple showing symptoms of Sunburn Browning

Feeling the Heat - Meeting Recording

Tuesday Mar 08, 2022

After a successful meeting on February 28, 2022, video recordings of the online Symposium: Feeling the Heat - 2021's Summer Heat Event and Tree Fruit in the PNW are now uploaded on the Okanagan Hortic...

Feeling the Heat - 2021's Summer Heat Event and Tree Fruit in the PNW

Saturday Feb 19, 2022

Feeling the Heat: Effects of the Summer Heat Event on Tree Fruit in the PNW Tickets, Mon, 28 Feb 2022 at 10:00 AM | Eventbrite.   Join a seminar series and panel discussions on the recent heat e...