Pests Causing Plum Tree Damage

Taylor Hillman Specialty Crops, Tree, nut & vine crops

Advisors are seeing some severe damage to plum trees in northern California and a four-legged pest is the culprit.

Spotting a Gopher Problem

Cooperative Extension Farm Advisor Franz Niederholzer says a few growers contacted him about patches of plum trees dying. He says gophers are to blame and detecting a gopher problem isn’t the easiest thing to do.