August 7, 2020

Emerald Ash Borer Confirmed in Sac County

The emerald ash borer (EAB) has been found in Sac County, according to a news release published on Friday, Aug. 6.

Harvesting and Storing Tree Fruit

a lot of apples

In order to obtain the highest quality fruit, apples, apricots, peaches, pears, and plums must be harvested at the proper stage of maturity. Once harvested, proper storage is necessary to maximize storage life.

Lots of Digger Wasps; No Asian Giant Hornets

Asian giant hornet caught in Washington, July 14, 2020

2020 has been the year for more inquiries than usual about large wasps in the landscape.  Specimens were cicada killer wasps or great golden digger wasps.  But no Asian giant hornets.

Versatile Veggies

Unsolicited Seed Packages in the Mail

Watering Works