Project Happy Apples

The OSU Extension Service in Central Oregon has a program to assist local residents with control of codling moth. Informative timely emails are sent out to interested residents with advice on when and how to treat fruit trees to reduce or prevent infestation. If you would like to be added to the contact list to get this information, please contact Carrie Sether. If you have specific questions that are not answered in the updates below, please call your local county Extension office or our office in Deschutes County at 541-548-6088. 

Host Plants

Primary: Apple, Pear (once it starts to soften)

Sometimes: Large-fruited Hawthorn, quince, prune and walnut

Rarely: Peaches, Apricot and Cherry (this occurs only where heavy infestations of apple or pear are near)

Life Cycle of Codling Moth

Timely Tips for Fruit Tree Growers

Update 1 - April 3, 2020 Information

Update 2 - May 1, 2020 Information

Update 3 - May 13, 2020 Information


Past Updates

April 12, 2019 Information

May 13, 2019 Information

May 22, 2019 Information

June 13, 2019 Information



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