Karli Petrovic

Field Scouting Guide: Whitefly

What you need to know to identify and control this pest insect.

How High-Flying Technology Can Be a Game-Changer for Berries

Drones have become a part of agronomy and are now making their way into specialty crops. Learn everything you need to know about how they can change strawberry production forever.

Field Scouting Guide: Common Purslane

What you need to know to identify and control this weed.

Field Scouting Guide: Southern Blight

What you need to know to identify and control this disease.

School Project Nets Sweet Solution to Major Berry Pest

In their search for effective spotted wing drosophila control, researchers discovered a common sugar substitute is toxic to fruit flies.

Field Scouting Guide: Thrips

What you need to know to identify and control this pest.

How Peach Growers Can Overcome Low Chill Hours

Southeastern peach growers have battled low chill hours for the last two years, but experts think there is hope on the horizon. Here’s what you need to know.

Field Scouting Guide: Eastern Black Nightshade

Shed some light on ways to prevent this pervasive plant from darkening your fields.

Field Scouting Guide: Lygus Bug

Follow these tips on identifying and managing this pest with a tarnished reputation.

Could This Biological Control Help Save the Wine Industry?

After wreaking havoc on grapevines for 125 years, causing severe wine industry losses, Pierce’s Disease may have finally met its match.

Field Scouting Guide: Yellow Nutsedge

Follow these tips to identify and manage this wily weed.

How UV-C Irradiation Can Help Save Strawberries

As the organic fruit market continues to gain traction with consumers, strawberry producers have struggled to find non-chemical disease-control solutions — until now.

Field Scouting Guide: Black Rot of Brassicas

Follow these tips for spotting and treating Xanthomonas campestris.

Greenhouse Vegetable Production Systems for Every Grower

From fully automated deepwater culture to vertical growing systems, growers and manufacturers weigh in on tools for producing top-quality vegetables and greens.

Can Attract-and-Kill Technology Protect Fruit Against Brown Marmorated Stink Bug?

Since devastating many Mid-Atlantic farms in 2010, this Asian-borne pest continues to cause growers significant headaches. New research, however, may offer insights into treatment options that minimize the use of harsh chemicals.