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Spotted Wing Drosophila

Spotted Wing Drosophila

Spotted wing drosophila (SWD), Drosophila suzukii, is an insect pest of economically valuable small fruit and tree fruit crops. Known in Oregon and the Pacific Northwest since about 2009, this species now appears to be established in many fruit growing regions around the country. Growers and researchers are working together to implement effective pest control strategies.

By October 22, 2014 Read More →
Eurasian Boar

Eurasian Boar

Eurasian boar, or feral hogs or feral swine, can include domestic pigs or “pet” pigs that have been released or escaped captivity and “gone wild,” wild boar (native to Eurasia) that escaped from licensed shooting preserves, or a hybrid cross between domestic pigs and wild boar.

By October 8, 2013 Read More →