Christmas tree IPM update 4.3.20

Happy Friday – although who can tell these days!


GDD 4.3.20                          Predicted GDD 4.8.20

Champlain                           2                                              2


Geneva                                10                                           10


Riverhead                           17                                           20


Perhaps a little stability is a good thing at this point.


Eriophyid mite eggs are finishing up their hatch (7-22).  Dormant oil before bud break.


I just reposted all the dormant oil issues here:



Have a great week!