Identify your insect or disease problem, learn its biology, and discover management
This website provides complete production and pest management information for growing
fruit commercially in Utah, Colorado, and Idaho.
The Intermountain Commercial Tree Fruit Production guide contains pest management
methods, IPM and monitoring tips, and recommendations for commercial fruit production
in Utah, Colorado, and Idaho.
The Utah Home Orchard Pest Management guide outlines tried and true pest management practices for common fruit trees found in many backyards of Utah.
The Invasive Fruit Pest Guide for Utah identification, monitoring, and management tips for emerging pest issues, including spotted wing drosophila, brown marmorated stink bug, brown rot, and more.
These reports highlight tree fruit research in pest management from the USU Extension IPM team.
Look up historic biofix dates for codling moth, peach twig borer, and greater peachtree
borer. Dates can be found for over 20 cities in Utah, dating back to 2012 for Greater
Peachtree Borer and to 2014 for Codling Moth and Peach Twig Borer.
Utah TRAPs (Temperature Resource and Alerts for Pests) is a degree day calculator
from the Utah Climate Center. Utah TRAPs can predict treatment timing for codling
moth, peach twig borer, western cherry fruit fly, greater peach tree borer, San Jose
scale, and fire blight.
The Sustainable Orchard Management System for Intermountain Orchards is a resource guide that describes the importance of integrated pest management in orchards, and why it is helpful.