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Spotted Wing Drosophila Update: 8/29/2014

“Spotted wing drosophila captures continue to rise in most of our trapping locations this week, leading to some of the highest numbers we’ve seen this year.”

Please visit the Highmoor Farm website for the Spotted Wing Drosophila Update for August 29, 2014, where you can subscribe to blog updates.

Image Description: Male Spotted Wing Drosophila

Spotted Wing Drosophila Update: 8/22/2014

Spotted wing drosophila captures increased significantly in most of our trapping locations this week, although two locations (Warren and Mechanic Falls) caught no flies.

Please visit the Highmoor Farm website for the Spotted Wing Drosophila Update for August 22, 2014, where you can subscribe to blog updates.

Image Description: Male Spotted Wing Drosophila

Spotted Wing Drosophila Update: 8/15/2014

Although spotted wing drosophila captures remain relatively low through most of the state, we are finding the flies in more locations this week.

Please visit the Highmoor Farm website for the August 15, 2014 Spotted Wing Drosophila Update, where you can subscribe to blog updates.

Image Description: Male Spotted Wing Drosophila

Spotted Wing Drosophila Update: 8/8/2014

We caught single flies in traps in Levant, Limington, Buxton and Gray. We caught six flies in our Turner locations.

Please visit the Highmoor Farm website for the August 8, 2014 Spotted Wing Drosophila Update, where you can subscribe to blog updates.

Image Description: Male Spotted Wing Drosophila

Spotted Wing Drosophila Update: 8/1/2014

Spotted wing drosophila captures continued to be low and erratic this week. Please visit the Highmoor farm website for the August 1, 2014 Spotted Wing Drosophila Update, where you can subscribe to updates.

Image Description: Male Spotted Wing Drosophila

Spotted Wing Drosophila Update: 7/24/2014

Spotted wing drosophila captures continue to be low this week.

Please visit the Highmoor Farm website for the July 24, 2014 Spotted Wing Drosophila Update, where you can subscribe to updates.

Image Description: Male Spotted Wing Drosophila

Spotted Wing Drosophila Update: 7/17/2014

Spotted wing drosophila captures are becoming more widespread this week, although numbers are still quite low.

Please visit the Highmoor Farm website for the July 17, 2014 Spotted Wing Drosophila Update, where you can subscribe to updates.

Image Description: Male Spotted Wing Drosophila

Yarborough Talks to AP about Maine’s Blueberry Crop

David Yarborough, a wild blueberry specialist and horticulture professor at the University of Maine, spoke with the Associated Press about this year’s blueberry crop. Yarborough said Maine’s wild blueberry fields for the most part escaped widespread damage from a harmful new fruit fly during the summer harvest, resulting in what is expected to be an above-average crop. Boston Herald, The Bellingham Herald, Brattleboro Reformer, Portland Press Herald, WLBZ (Channel 2) and Boston.com were among several news organizations to carry the AP report.

Fruit Growers Alert 9/30/13: Spotted Wing Drosophila Counts Remain at High Levels

We continue to capture spotted wing drosophila flies at all of our monitoring sites from southern, mid-state and coastal Maine.

Please visit the Highmoor Farm website for the September 30, 2013 Spotted Wing Drosophila announcement, “Spotted Wing Drosophila Counts Remain at High Levels,” where you can subscribe to updates.

Image Description: Male Spotted Wing Drosophila

Fruit Growers Alert 8/30/13: Spotted Wing Drosophila Continues to Spread

All sites that we are monitoring in southern and coastal Maine now have spotted wing drosophila flies and fly counts have increased at some sites this week.

Please visit the Highmoor Farm website for the August 30, 2013 Spotted Wing Drosophila announcement, “Spotted Wing Drosophila Continues to Spread,” where you can subscribe to updates.

Image Description: Male Spotted Wing Drosophila


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Cooperative Extension: Agriculture
5741 Libby Hall
Orono, Maine 04469-5741
Phone: 207.581.3188, 800.287.0274 (in Maine) or 800.287.8957 (TDD)E-mail: extension@maine.edu
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Orono, Maine 04469
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