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Sustained catch in Cayuga County

Confirmed sustained catch occurred in Cayuga County on July 3, 2017 in ripe summer raspberries. 4 SWD were caught in 4 traps, 2 females in traps set within the planting and 1 female and 1 male in traps set on the crop edge. These traps are being monitored by Nicole Mattoon, IPM field technician, and […]

First catch Genesee County

2 SWD females were caught on July 3, 2017 in a raspberry planting, 1 in a trap set within the planting and 1 in a trap set on the edge of the planting. These traps are being serviced by Jan Beglinger, extension educator, Genesee County Cornell Cooperative Extension. Insect identification is being done in by […]

First and sustained catch in Erie County

One female SWD was confirmed caught in a trap set within a raspberry and blueberry planting on June 22, 2017 and  the trap set on the edge of the crops had 1 female and 3 male SWD. Another 3 females were confirmed caught on June 28th at this same location in Erie County. These traps […]

First catch in Steuben County

Two male SWD were caught in a trap set on the edge of a blueberry planting on June 27, 2017 in Steuben County. The blueberries at this site are mostly green, but beginning to ripen. Traps at this site are being monitored by Stephanie Mehlenbacher, extension educator with Steuben County Cornell Cooperative Extension. It will […]

Sustained catch in several counties

Sustained catch (two weeks in a row catching SWD) was reported on June 26 and 27, 2017, in several counties: Albany, Rennselaer, Saratoga, Schuyler and Washington. Reports have come in from Annie Mills, field technician with Laura McDermott and the Eastern NY Commercial Horticulture Program and from Taylere Herrmann and Nicole Mattoon with me in […]

First catch in Cayuga County

Two female SWD were caught in a summer raspberry planting on June 26, 2017, one each in a trap set on the edge and a trap set within the planting. About 40% of the fruit at this location is showing color and ripe for picking. These traps are being monitored by Nicole Mattoon and Taylere […]

First catch Ulster County

At two monitoring sites in Ulster County, SWD was caught in the week ending June 21, 2017. In summer raspberry at one site, 6 SWD (4 females and 2 males) were caught in two traps within the crop and 7 SWD (5 females and two males) were caught in two traps on the edge of […]

Sustained catch in Tioga County

At two sites in Tioga County, SWD has been caught two weeks in a row as of June 20, 2017, indicating established populations. Numbers caught are still low. Four SWD, 1 female and 3 males, in one trap set outside a high tunnel of raspberries. Three SWD, 2 female and 1 male, in one trap […]

First catch in Wayne County

Six female SWD were caught in traps checked on June 21, 2017 set in a raspberry planting in Wayne County. There are some ripe fruit present in the planting at this time. These traps are being monitored by Nicole Mattoon, field technician, and Taylere Herrmann, summer technician, with Juliet Carroll’s program, NYS IPM Program, Cornell […]

First catch in Rensselaer County

Three female and one male SWD were caught the week ending June 23, 2017 in two traps set on the edge of a blueberry planting in Rensselaer County. The two traps set within the crop did not catch SWD. The blueberries are not yet ripe, though the ‘Duke’ are about 10 days from picking. This […]

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