IPM Conference Call: April 13 Summary

1. Check in and orchard update
2. Orchard clean up—prune and remove brush
3. Late spring – short and dry
4. Spring copper application—avoid freezing nights, works best if there is tree growth
5. Fire blight control—assess where fire blight is of most concern and least concern in order to maximize effort and efficacy
6. Scab control—look for first signs of scab on green tissue
7. IPM scouting—see how many bright red eggs are present

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