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Wayne County sustained catch

For two weeks in a row, SWD has been caught in traps set in a raspberry planting in Wayne County. SWD was caught in all four traps set in the planting, two within the crop and two on the edge of the panting. Four female and one male SWD were caught at this site in […]

Plan to attend the Cornell Fruit Field Day!

Mark your calendars for the Cornell Fruit Field Day, to be held in Geneva, NY on Wednesday, July 20.  The 2016 version of this triennial event will feature ongoing research in berries, hops, grapes, and tree fruit, and is being organized by Cornell University, the NYS Agricultural Experiment Station (NYSAES), the College of Agriculture and […]

Ontario County sustained catch

For two weeks in a row, SWD has been caught in traps set in a blueberry planting in Ontario County. Three females were caught at this site late last week. Traps at this location are being monitored by Gabrielle Brind’Amour, technician with Dr. Greg Loeb’s small fruit entomology program, NYSAES, Cornell University, Geneva. Blueberries are […]

Yates County first find

A single female was caught in one of four traps checked on Thursday, June 23, 2016. The trap was set on the edge of a summer raspberry planting in which ripening berries were present last week.Traps at this location are being monitored by Gabrielle Brind’Amour, technician with Dr. Greg Loeb’s small fruit entomology program, NYSAES, […]

Ulster County first find

Two female and 1 male SWD were caught on June 23, 2016 in traps set in a summer and fall raspberry planting in Ulster County. Traps at this site are being monitored by Jim O’Connell, Ulster County Cornell Cooperative Extension and Eastern NY Commercial Horticulture Program. Because summer raspberry was ripening at this site, 25 […]

Wayne County first find

Two female SWD were caught on June 21, 2016 in two of four traps set in a raspberry planting in Wayne County. These traps are being monitored by Juliet Carroll, fruit IPM coordinator, and Nicole Mattoon, IPM technician, with the NY State IPM Program. Raspberries in the planting are not yet ripe. The two traps […]

Albany County first find

Three female SWD were caught on June 21, 2016 in two of four traps set in a raspberry planting in Albany County. These traps are being monitored by Laura McDermott, extension specialist, and Annie Mills, field technician, with the Eastern NY Commercial Horticulture Program of Cornell Cooperative Extension. The traps that caught the SWD were […]

Niagara County first find

A single SWD female was caught in Niagara County on Friday, June 17, 2016 by Tess Grasswitz, IPM Specialist, and Liz Tee, Technician, Lake Ontario Fruit Program, Cornell Cooperative Extension. The trap was on the edge of a blueberry field in wild trees and shrubs. The blueberries in the planting are not yet ripe.

Ontario County first network find

A single female was caught in a blueberry planting in Ontario County in a trap that is part of the SWD monitoring network on June 16, 2016. The blueberry fruit at this site is not yet ripe. This report comes in from Gabrielle Brind’Amour, who works with Dr. Greg Loeb’s small fruit entomology research program […]

Suffolk County sustained capture

SWD capture was sustained this week in Suffolk County at the blueberry planting. A total of 4 SWD were caught in traps checked on June 15, 2016. Dr. Faruque Zaman, Suffolk County Cornell Cooperative Extension and Long Island Horticutural Research and Extension Center, has two traps (one set on the crop border row and one […]

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