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FRI, AUG 7 2020
21:22:26
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by Eric Brennan
on May 6, 2020 at 9:59 AM
Good morning Mark,  
Nice observation! It looks like there are two larvae in the photo. One closer to the fruit and much smaller. We often see lots of lady beetles and other beneficial insects in cover crops. These beneficial insects then move to our strawberry and vegetable fields.  
take care and stay well, Eric
by Mark Bolda
on May 6, 2020 at 10:48 AM
Right you are Eric. Hard to tell for sure, but I think the other one might be a lacewing larva. Had I picked that up to begin with I could have investigated closer.  
 
Probably not a surprise to you, but this grower uses a lot of soft chemistry for pest management and yes, cover crops in the winter.
 
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