Fruit

WSIU InFocus: Southern Illinois Peach Crop

Jun 28, 2018
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Rendleman Orchards has been around almost as long as the State of Illinois. WSIU's Amelia Blakely talks with Wayne Sirles about the business and how the 2018 peach crop is looking so far.

New Non-Native Fly Harms Illinois Fruit

Aug 9, 2017
University Of Illinois Extension Service.

The U of I Extension service held a public workshop this past Monday for fruit growers, and one of the topics was how to control a small, non-native fruit fly which can cause heavy damage.  According to the Extension Service,  the Spotted-Wing Fruit Fly, is native to east Asia and was first detected in the United States in 2008.