Expect insect activity to pick up later this week

By Terence Bradshaw

Finally, it looks like we’ll be entering an extended stretch of warm, sunny weather starting Thursday and especially Friday and lasting through the weekend. In South Burlington, we’re expecting temperatures just near 80°F by Sunday. That is great weather to drive plum curculio and European apple sawfly activity, so I suggest treating against those pests Tomorrow or Friday. I’ll be going out Friday morning when the wind is looking more favorable for spray application. But remember, if you’re one of those high elevation sites with petals and bees still present, you need to wait.

All for now.

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