Insect Control Stories
Pratylenchus penetrans (Photo credit: Oregon State University)
Fruits
November 15, 2016
Bacteria May Help Control Lesion Nematodes
A bacteria found in roundworms could be a future control of a root-hungry pest in raspberries and potatoes. Read More
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Insect Control
November 4, 2016
Three Snap Bean Pests To Watch In The Coming Season
Learn behavior, signs of damage, and management techniques for these vegetable predators. Read More
Trissolcus japonicus emerging from a BMSB egg. (Photo credit: Elijah Talamas)
Apples & Pears
October 30, 2016
New Project Targets BMSB – Sustainably
Armed with a $3.7 million grant, North Carolina State University researchers have the brown marmorated stink bug, which has been found in 43 states, in their cross hairs. Read More
closeup of a black cutworm
Insect Control
October 22, 2016
Prevent Black Cutworms From Burying Your Vegetable Plantings
Learn how to identify, the survival and spread, as well as management methods for this voracious pest. Read More
Closeup of Tuta Absoluta leaf miner
Citrus
October 21, 2016
Top 3 Invasive Pests Florida Growers Need To Be Watching For
The Sunshine State is ground zero when it comes to foreign pests that can turn agriculture upside down. Read More
Close-up of a brown stink bug
Fruits
October 18, 2016
Stink Bugs On The Rise In Homes In Washington State
The notorious brown marmorated stink bug has turned up in large numbers in the Pacific Northwest, no damage to crops. Read More
Adult whitefly is feeding on a tomato leaf. Photo credit: Saioa Legarrea, University of Georgia.
Cucurbits
October 8, 2016
Georgia Whitefly Populations Explode, Troubling Vegetable Growers
Researcher says growers must be up-to-date on spray programs. Read More
Mediterranean fruit fly (photo credit: Scott Bauer, USDA Agricultural Research Service, Bugwood.org)
Crop Protection
October 4, 2016
Scientists Reveal Fruit Fly’s Genetic Code
Researchers will begin to explore new ways to break the reproductive cycle of this pest. Read More
The striped cucumber beetle is a vector of the bacterial wilt pathogen.     
Photo credit: Gerald Holmes
Crop Protection
October 3, 2016
Take Control Of Cucumber Beetles
Tactics to manage the pest of cucurbits include proper scouting, trap cropping, plus cultural and chemical controls. Read More
white grubs
Cucurbits
September 21, 2016
Don’t Let White Grubs Gobble Up Your Vegetable Crop
Learn how to identify, the survival and spread, as well as management methods for this pest. Read More
honeybees
Crop Protection
September 6, 2016
Purdue Entomologist Receives USDA Grant To Study Neonicotinoid Use In Vegetables
The goal of the research team is to help growers of cucurbits achieve effective pest control while protecting honeybees and other beneficial pollinating insects. Read More
2-spotted spider mites
Crop Protection
August 30, 2016
New Biopesticide Available From BioWorks
Mycoinsecticide has quick knockdown effect and multiple modes of action. Read More
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Crop Protection
November 29, 2016
Tackle Whiteflies Head On
Reported in outdoor landscapes this year, vegetable growers must be prepared to mitigate the spread of the Q-Biotype. Read More
Citrus
November 21, 2016
EPA Extends Comment Period For Malathion
Growers have the opportunity to comment on a draft of human health risk assessment. Read More
Citrus
November 18, 2016
USDA Awards $9.4M For Pest Management
Projects aim to reduce pests, weeds, and diseases on farms through IPM. Read More
Fruits
November 15, 2016
Bacteria May Help Control Lesion Nematod…
A bacteria found in roundworms could be a future control of a root-hungry pest in raspberries and potatoes. Read More
Insect Control
November 4, 2016
Three Snap Bean Pests To Watch In The Co…
Learn behavior, signs of damage, and management techniques for these vegetable predators. Read More
Apples & Pears
October 30, 2016
New Project Targets BMSB – Sustain…
Armed with a $3.7 million grant, North Carolina State University researchers have the brown marmorated stink bug, which has been found in 43 states, in their cross hairs. Read More
Insect Control
October 22, 2016
Prevent Black Cutworms From Burying Your…
Learn how to identify, the survival and spread, as well as management methods for this voracious pest. Read More
Citrus
October 21, 2016
Top 3 Invasive Pests Florida Growers Nee…
The Sunshine State is ground zero when it comes to foreign pests that can turn agriculture upside down. Read More
Fruits
October 18, 2016
Stink Bugs On The Rise In Homes In Washi…
The notorious brown marmorated stink bug has turned up in large numbers in the Pacific Northwest, no damage to crops. Read More
Cucurbits
October 8, 2016
Georgia Whitefly Populations Explode, Tr…
Researcher says growers must be up-to-date on spray programs. Read More
Crop Protection
October 4, 2016
Scientists Reveal Fruit Fly’s Gene…
Researchers will begin to explore new ways to break the reproductive cycle of this pest. Read More
Crop Protection
October 3, 2016
Take Control Of Cucumber Beetles
Tactics to manage the pest of cucurbits include proper scouting, trap cropping, plus cultural and chemical controls. Read More
Cucurbits
September 21, 2016
Don’t Let White Grubs Gobble Up Yo…
Learn how to identify, the survival and spread, as well as management methods for this pest. Read More
Crop Protection
September 6, 2016
Purdue Entomologist Receives USDA Grant …
The goal of the research team is to help growers of cucurbits achieve effective pest control while protecting honeybees and other beneficial pollinating insects. Read More
Crop Protection
August 30, 2016
New Biopesticide Available From BioWorks
Mycoinsecticide has quick knockdown effect and multiple modes of action. Read More
Crop Protection
August 25, 2016
Better Biocontrol Options Becoming Avail…
New bio-based solutions to effectively control weeds and pests are cropping up. Read More
Fruits
August 23, 2016
New Insecticides Geared To Give Growers …
Check out three unique chemistries from several of the industry's leading crop protection suppliers. Read More
Grapes
August 19, 2016
European Grapevine Moth Eradicated From …
Agricultural officials confirm eradication of invasive pest, lift quarantine restrictions. Read More