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An Integrated Pest Management
Newsletter for Trees and Shrubs

 
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Branching Out

Branching Out logoBRANCHING OUT, an IPM Newsletter for Trees and Shrubs may be just the ticket if your woody ornamentals pest management program could benefit from timely, reliable field reports and up-to date management recommendations.

What is Branching Out?
Faculty and staff in Cornell's Department of Plant Pathology, in cooperation with Cornell Cooperative Extension educators Dawn scoutingthroughout the state, gather information for Branching Out via on-site scouting at selected locations from Long Island to Rochester, and they use that information together with tips from professional and trade literature to prepare articles of interest to you.

Paid subscribers can also access the newsletter on-line. (Click on the 2014 Issues button on the left). If you don't have the passwords AND are a PAID subscriber simply e-mail ddo1@cornell.edu and request the passwords. Please let us know under whose name the subscription is listed.

Click here for a printable version of the 2014 subscription form PDF

Video Spotlights
As a new feature this year we're adding videos to our web site. Come see our videos on emerald ash borer, Eastern tent caterpillar time lapse ,sirex woodwasp emergence, pine needle scale, forest tent caterpillar, viburnum leaf beetle larvae time lapse,and more!

   
Photos
Many of the photos were taken by our department photographer Kent Loeffler. See the Plant Pathology Photo Lab web site for more details.

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Branching Out: Features from the Past for the Future Book

Branching Out Feature Book

Cost $35 (includes postage and handling in continental US. Price for Canada is $42)

We’ve consolidated and organized the 150 updated feature articles previously published in Branching Out into a 300 page book that we’re hoping will enable plant health care professionals to have ready access to up-to-date tree and shrub pest management information.

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Branching Out Newsletter

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Each issue contains:

  • an up-to the-minute scouting report highlighting pest activity
  • in-depth feature articles
  • growing degree-day reports
  • other items of interest to tree care professionals

See About This Newsletter for more information.

Branching Out readers report:

  • their pest management activities are based on better information
  • they apply fewer pesticides
  • those pesticides they do apply are better directed at truly damaging pests (and at the appropriate time to control those pests).

Contact Us
ddo1@cornell.edu