Colorado Potato Beetles in the News

Friday May 27, 2022

Colorado potato beetles (CPB) have been mentioned a lot in recent popular press articles. Most of the articles explain CPB's amazing ability to develop resistance to insecticides, and many present way...

Crowder Highlights How DAS Can Trim Production Costs

Thursday Sep 16, 2021

As originally appeared in, Pacific Northwest Ag Network - 11th August 2021, Interview with Dr. David Crowder. In an effort to help tree fruit growers save on their operating costs, 15 years ago Was...

Potato Psyllid Phenology Model

Thursday Sep 02, 2021

Temperature-based phenology models can be used to forecast the life cycles of insects because their development is largely dependent on the temperatures they experience. If you know how many heat unit...

Higher Risk of Zebra Chip Predicted in Washington State

Wednesday Aug 25, 2021

As originally appeared in, Capital Press - 8th July 2021 Washington potato farmers will need "extra vigilance" monitoring and managing their fields for potato psyllids and signs of zebra chip dis...

New System Predicts Potato Pest Risk

Thursday Jul 22, 2021

As originally appeared in, Potato Business Magazine-23rd March 2021 A free cutting-edge system from Washington State University gives Northwest potato growers site-specific information about insect...