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2014 Idaho Association of Plant Pathology

October 22, 2014 by Jeff Miller

The Idaho Association of Plant Protection will be holding its annual meeting at the Jerome Best Western on Wednesday, November 5 from 10:00 until 5:00. Registration begins at 9:30 am. Due to the limited number of presentations, the meeting will only be only one day. Please distribute this announcement to any who might be interested. The cost to attend is $15 payable in cash or check (sorry - credit cards are not accepted). A total of 5 ISDA pesticide recertification credits and 4.5 CCA Pest Management credits are available. Please contact Oliver Neher ( or Erik Wenninger ( if you have any questions.

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Idaho potato psyllid monitoring update

October 10, 2014 by Erik Wenninger

All of the potato fields we have been monitoring have been vine killed. We are still monitoring a few harvested fields and our overwintering sites. In the coming weeks we will put together a summary of the monitoring results from this year.

Detailed results for the “intense” fields, which are monitored with 10 sticky traps, vacuum samples, and leaf samples are here:

Detailed results for the “light” fields, which are monitored with 4 sticky traps are here:

More information and resources on potato psyllids and zebra chip, including management and scouting recommendations, can be found at the link below.

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What is the Pacific Northwest Pest Alert Network?

This website utilizes a network of growers around the Pacific Northwest. As information about pest infestations becomes available, registered users will receive updates pertaining to the specific crops that they may be growing at the time.