[NAFEX] spraying curculiio

John Bunker john.p.bunker at gmail.com
Mon Feb 9 16:40:46 EST 2009


We sell and ship Surround.  For information, check our website or  
drop me an email and I'll send you a catalog.
Regards,
John Bunker
Fedco
trees at fedcoseeds.com
www.fedcoseeds.com
PO Box 520
Waterville ME 04903
207-873-7333




On Feb 9, 2009, at 3:17 PM, jas39a at earthlink.net wrote:

> Well, it's been about 3 years since I priced it (surround), but the  
> price I saw at the time was $50 per pound, not including delivery,  
> which I thought was ridiculous....and I doubt a pound would be  
> adequate for an acre.
>
> We average about 4 inches of rain per month during the growing  
> season here.  I don't know how many applications of surround would  
> be required to make it through a season.  The folks who make it  
> claim that a single application is good for a season, but I'm  
> skeptical.
>
> Eddie Earles
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Stephen Sadler
> Sent: Feb 9, 2009 2:23 PM
> To: 'North American Fruit Explorers'
> Subject: Re: [NAFEX] spraying curculiio
>
> Eddie,
>
>
>
> Was it shipping costs that pushed up the price of the Surround?   
> Your costs should be about $50 per acre per application.  We don’t  
> have summer rains here, and I truly don’t know how often it might  
> need to be reapplied.
>
> I think it’s outrageously expensive if it doesn’t work for you!   
> Anything would be in that case.  I note very mixed results from  
> different growers in different parts of the country.  You can’t  
> monitor and then apply – it needs to arrive on the fruit before the  
> first pests do.
>
>
>
> Good gardening,
>
> ~ Stephen
>
>
>
> From: nafex-bounces at lists.ibiblio.org [mailto:nafex- 
> bounces at lists.ibiblio.org] On Behalf Of Eddie Earles
> Sent: Monday, February 09, 2009 3:33 AM
> To: North American Fruit Explorers
> Subject: Re: [NAFEX] spraying curculiio
>
>
>
> I'm along the Chesapeake Bay in Maryland.  The USDA map shows us as  
> 7a but I think we're actually 7b.
>
>
>
> We have a lot of humidity and a lot of disease and insect pressure  
> here, compounded by the fact that all the surrounding properties  
> have old apple trees that are not sprayed or tended by the  
> landowners.  Curculio pressure is very heavy.  Malathion and Sevin  
> have no effect on them here.  I looked into Surround, but found it  
> to be prohibitively (in fact, outrageously) expensive.
>
>
>
> Eddie Earles
>
> ----- Original Message -----
>
> From: Alan Haigh
>
> To: nafex at lists.ibiblio.org
>
> Sent: Sunday, February 08, 2009 9:42 PM
>
> Subject: [NAFEX] spraying curculiio
>
>
>
> Eddy, how much you need to spray for PC has a lot to do with where  
> you're located.  In the northeast only 2 Imidan sprays are  
> generally needed- 1 at petal fall, the 2nd 10 to 14 days later.   
> Sevin is easier for the homeorchardist to find and should be used  
> on a tighter schedule and sprayed 3 times for adequate control.  I  
> have heard of others using Malathion affectively.  Still others get  
> adequate control organically with Surround.
>
> _______________________________________________
> nafex mailing list
> nafex at lists.ibiblio.org
>
> Reproduction of list messages or archives is not allowed.
> This includes distribution on other email lists or reproduction on  
> web sites.
> Permission to reproduce is NEVER granted, so don't claim you have  
> permission!
>
> **YOU MUST BE SUBSCRIBED TO POST!**
> Posts from email addresses that are not subscribed are discarded.
> No exceptions.
> ----
> To subscribe or unsubscribe, go to the bottom of this page (also  
> can be used to change other email options):
> http://lists.ibiblio.org/mailman/listinfo/nafex
>
> File attachments are NOT stripped by this list.
> TAKE STEPS TO PROTECT YOURSELF FROM COMPUTER VIRUSES!
> Please do not send binary files.
> Use plain text ONLY in emails!
>
> NAFEX web site:   http://www.nafex.org/
>
> _______________________________________________
> nafex mailing list
> nafex at lists.ibiblio.org
>
> Reproduction of list messages or archives is not allowed.
> This includes distribution on other email lists or reproduction on  
> web sites.
> Permission to reproduce is NEVER granted, so don't claim you have  
> permission!
>
> **YOU MUST BE SUBSCRIBED TO POST!**
> Posts from email addresses that are not subscribed are discarded.
> No exceptions.
> ----
> To subscribe or unsubscribe, go to the bottom of this page (also  
> can be used to change other email options):
> http://lists.ibiblio.org/mailman/listinfo/nafex
>
> File attachments are NOT stripped by this list.
> TAKE STEPS TO PROTECT YOURSELF FROM COMPUTER VIRUSES!
> Please do not send binary files.
> Use plain text ONLY in emails!
>
> NAFEX web site:   http://www.nafex.org/

-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: http://lists.ibiblio.org/mailman/private/nafex/attachments/20090209/1151c2d0/attachment.html 


More information about the nafex mailing list