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Beating the Bad Bugs

  • The Berry Patch 15589 New York 22 Stephentown, NY, 12168 United States (map)


An invasive insect pest called Spotted Wing Fruit Fly has arrived in the U.S. and spread around the world.  This tiny insect is causing big headaches for berry growers world-wide.  Yet right here, in little Stephentown NY, Berry Patch owner Dale-Ila Riggs is beating this pest, without using pesticides.  She’s on the leading edge of coming up with answers for battling this pest.  Come and learn what systems she has developed.  

Earlier Event: August 19
Ice Cream Social
Later Event: August 19
Stories of Stephentown