Codling Moth (CM) causes wormy apples and pears in Box Elder County. In the chart below is the recommeded spray period for codling moth larvae for different areas of Box Elder County. It is critical to maintain some sort of control program from the projected beginning spray date until the end of the spray period.
Backyard home orchards can find various control options by clicking on the Home Orchard Pest Management Guide link found under the FRUIT TREE PRODUCTION link. It is important for homeowners to read and follow the product label to keep your fruit worm free from this pest.
More information about codling moths can be found by clicking on the following fact sheets. FACT SHEET #1 and FACT SHEET #2.If you have questions, please call the Utah State University Extension Office at 435-695-2542.