The Effect of Edge-Spraying a Broad-Spectrum Insecticide to Control Hop Arthropod Pests While Retaining Beneficial Arthropods

Project Type: Farmer
Funds awarded in 2021: $12,502.00
Projected End Date: 04/30/2024
Grant Recipient: Aroostook Hops
Region: Northeast
State: Maine
Project Leader:
Krista Delahunty
Aroostook Hops
Summary of a project to determine if a broad-spectrum OMRI-approved insecticide can be used to control hop pests (including leafhoppers) to increase hop productivity without creating other pest management challenges or a reduction in beneficial arthropods.
Krista Delahunty, Aroostook Hops LLC
Jason Johnston, Aroostook Hops LLC
Target audiences:
Farmers/Ranchers; Educators; Researchers; Consumers
Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.