Insect Control Stories
(Photo credit: Nancy Bosold, Horticulture Educator, Penn State Extension)
Apples & Pears
July 8, 2016
Spotted Lanternfly Quarantine Expands In Pennsylvania
More townships added as small populations of the pest are found in municipalities adjacent to previously quarantined areas. Read More
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Insect Control
July 6, 2016
Miticide Label Now Includes Sweet Corn
Agri-Mek SC miticide/insecticide from Syngenta controls two spotted spider mites. Read More
4.	Dan Cantliffe, Extension educator at the University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, explains there are many crops that perform well in high tunnels in Florida, including cucumbers, squash, melons, sweet onions, and strawberries. Photo credit: Dan Cantliffe.
Crop Protection
July 6, 2016
Crop Production High Tunnel iBook Now Available
The book is designed to help growers who are beginning high tunnel production. Read More
Closeup of Oriental fruit fly causing damage
Citrus
July 5, 2016
At Least $4.1 Million Lost In South Florida Fruit Fly Outbreak
UF/IFAS researchers take optimistic route, say damage from last summer’s invasive pest onslaught could have been much worse. Read More
Close-up of a brown stink bug
Fruits
June 22, 2016
Florida Growers Warned To Beware Of Brown Stink Bugs
Learn how to identify, the survival and spread, as well as management methods for this insect pest. Read More
Photo credit: USDA
Fruits
June 14, 2016
Stink Bug Pressure Could Be High This Year
Low overwintering mortality means growers should be trapping and monitoring. Read More
Closeup of Q-biotype or B-biotype whitefly
Cucurbits
June 14, 2016
Worry Spreading In Florida Over Exotic Whitefly
UF/IFAS expert warns species likely to cause problems for growers. Read More
SWD On Raspberry (Photo credit: Hannah Burrack)
Berries
June 6, 2016
Insect Pest Hits Southeastern Berry Growers Hard
North Carolina State researcher reminds growers they need to be proactive with spotted wing drosophila. Read More
Consperse stink bug
Photo credit: Steven Valley, Oregon Department of Agriculture, Bugwood.org
Crop Protection
June 5, 2016
How To Manage Consperse Stink Bug In Tomato
Tips to control the pest include pheromone traps, sanitation, and site selection. Read More
Ready To Spring
Insect Control
May 26, 2016
Temperature, Location Key To Predicting Leaffooted Bug Pressure
This year, leaffooted bugs are expected to be a significant problem in almonds and pistachios, but watching temperature and the Read More
First-year impact of Prunus replant disease at the Firebaugh replant trial; stunted trees in the foreground row were planted in plot of non-fumigated replant soil. (Photo credit: University of California Agriculture)
Fruits
May 26, 2016
Consider Fumigating For Nematodes Before Replanting Almonds, Stone Fruit
Stone fruit and almond growers looking to replant orchards might want to invest in soil samples to assess nematode populations Read More
Whiteflies on a leaf
Cucurbits
May 25, 2016
Whitefly Threat Has Florida Growers On High Alert
Researchers, state agencies working together to prevent a potential outbreak. Read More
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Crop Protection
July 25, 2016
Organic Insect Control Product Available…
The mycoinsecticide is EPA registered and controls a variety of insect pests. Read More
Cucurbits
July 21, 2016
Study Shows Buckwheat Can Help Stifle Sq…
Unique cover crop choice attracts beneficial bugs, increasing pollination prospects and reducing insect threats. Read More
Fruits
July 11, 2016
Exotic Whitefly On The Move In Florida
Reports confirm notorious Q-biotype species is now present in eight counties. Read More
Apples & Pears
July 8, 2016
Spotted Lanternfly Quarantine Expands In…
More townships added as small populations of the pest are found in municipalities adjacent to previously quarantined areas. Read More
Insect Control
July 6, 2016
Miticide Label Now Includes Sweet Corn
Agri-Mek SC miticide/insecticide from Syngenta controls two spotted spider mites. Read More
Crop Protection
July 6, 2016
Crop Production High Tunnel iBook Now Av…
The book is designed to help growers who are beginning high tunnel production. Read More
Citrus
July 5, 2016
At Least $4.1 Million Lost In South Flor…
UF/IFAS researchers take optimistic route, say damage from last summer’s invasive pest onslaught could have been much worse. Read More
Fruits
June 22, 2016
Florida Growers Warned To Beware Of Brow…
Learn how to identify, the survival and spread, as well as management methods for this insect pest. Read More
Fruits
June 14, 2016
Stink Bug Pressure Could Be High This Ye…
Low overwintering mortality means growers should be trapping and monitoring. Read More
Cucurbits
June 14, 2016
Worry Spreading In Florida Over Exotic W…
UF/IFAS expert warns species likely to cause problems for growers. Read More
Berries
June 6, 2016
Insect Pest Hits Southeastern Berry Grow…
North Carolina State researcher reminds growers they need to be proactive with spotted wing drosophila. Read More
Crop Protection
June 5, 2016
How To Manage Consperse Stink Bug In Tom…
Tips to control the pest include pheromone traps, sanitation, and site selection. Read More
Insect Control
May 26, 2016
Temperature, Location Key To Predicting …
This year, leaffooted bugs are expected to be a significant problem in almonds and pistachios, but watching temperature and the Read More
Fruits
May 26, 2016
Consider Fumigating For Nematodes Before…
Stone fruit and almond growers looking to replant orchards might want to invest in soil samples to assess nematode populations Read More
Cucurbits
May 25, 2016
Whitefly Threat Has Florida Growers On H…
Researchers, state agencies working together to prevent a potential outbreak. Read More
Citrus
May 17, 2016
Border Protection Intercepts New Leafhop…
First of its kind found in European shipment. Read More
Insect Control
May 16, 2016
Tips For Balancing Almond Mites And Pred…
Almond growers need to do a delicate dance to keep spider mite populations down, but not so far that beneficial Read More
Crop Protection
May 6, 2016
Scouting Tips For Growing Grape Pest Thr…
Grape growers should be on the lookout this fall for two pests that are popping up in vineyards along the Read More
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