Date(s) - Thursday, Nov 05, 2020
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Learn about “Invasive Agricultural Pests and Diseases: European Cherry Fruit Fly and Plum Pox” from 2 to 3 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 5.
Plum Pox Virus 20 Year Fight – Now What?
Lynn Evans-Goldner, National Policy Manager, USDA APHIS PPQ will discuss the 20-year fight against plum pox virus in the U.S., how it was eradicated from Pennsylvania, Michigan, and New York, and next steps in the management of plum pox virus.
European Cherry Fruit Fly in Western New York
Corey Bazelet, National Science Program Coordinator – Fruit Fly Programs, USDA APHIS PPQ will discuss the European cherry fruit fly, a pest of cherry and honeysuckle that was first found in Niagara County in 2017. This presentation will also discuss the collaborative efforts to control this pest and future outlook on its management.