December 21, 2018

Christmas tree IPM update 12.21.18

Sounds like it has been a good year for most (at least those people who have told me) so I hope everyone is basking in that glow – or will be as soon as they can close!


Just to get you ready for January…. In addition to the CTFANY meetings all over the state (dates and locations below – more information soon), Michigan State is sponsoring a series of webinars on ‘What’s New in Christmas Tree Production’


January 30         Effective Nitrogen Use

February 6        Quarantine Pest Issues – Elongated hemlock scale and spotted lanternfly                     

February 13      Evaluating the performance of Turkish and Trojan Fir (CoFirGE)                   

February 20      Reducing coning in Fraser fir

February 27     Choosing Cover Crops    


CTFANY meetings  

Jan 17    Syracuse

Jan 24   RiverheadJan 30               Hudson Falls

Jan 31   Millbrook

Feb 7     Hammondsport

Feb 13   Batavia

Have a restful holiday