Insect Control Stories
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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Citrus
May 17, 2016
Border Protection Intercepts New Leafhopper In Wine Shipment
First of its kind found in European shipment. Read More
A two-spotted spider mite. (Photo credit: www.bugwood.org)
Insect Control
May 16, 2016
Tips For Balancing Almond Mites And Predators
Almond growers need to do a delicate dance to keep spider mite populations down, but not so far that beneficial Read More
Brown marmorated stink bug. (Photo credit: USDA)
Crop Protection
May 6, 2016
Scouting Tips For Growing Grape Pest Threat
Grape growers should be on the lookout this fall for two pests that are popping up in vineyards along the Read More
Extreme close-up of redbay ambrosia beetle
Fruits
May 3, 2016
How To Build A Better Beetle Trap
UF/IFAS study on luring, snaring the notorious redbay ambrosia beetle earns prestigious award. Read More
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Crop Protection
April 18, 2016
Valent BioSciences Announces Biorational Research Center
Valent BioSciences Corporation has announced plans to construct a new state of the art Biorational Research Center as an expansion Read More
The lesions appearing on these celery stalks indicate lygus bug feeding injury.  Photo  credit: Shimat Joseph
Crop Protection
April 5, 2016
Vegetable Growers: Don’t Take Lygus Bug Lightly
California’s Central Coast has perfect conditions for lygus bug, a pest of strawberry, celery, lettuce, Brussels sprouts, to be successful. Read More
Potatoes
Crop Protection
March 30, 2016
Bayer Nematicide Gets The Nod For Use On Potatoes
Velum Prime is a non-fumigant nematicide offering disease control benefits. Read More
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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
Fruits
May 3, 2016
How To Build A Better Beetle Trap
UF/IFAS study on luring, snaring the notorious redbay ambrosia beetle earns prestigious award. Read More
Crop Protection
April 18, 2016
Valent BioSciences Announces Biorational…
Valent BioSciences Corporation has announced plans to construct a new state of the art Biorational Research Center as an expansion Read More
Crop Protection
April 5, 2016
Vegetable Growers: Don’t Take Lygu…
California’s Central Coast has perfect conditions for lygus bug, a pest of strawberry, celery, lettuce, Brussels sprouts, to be successful. Read More
Crop Protection
March 30, 2016
Bayer Nematicide Gets The Nod For Use On…
Velum Prime is a non-fumigant nematicide offering disease control benefits. Read More
Crop Protection
February 23, 2016
Corn Insecticide Receives EPA Registrati…
New soil insecticide targets a variety of pests including corn rootworm, grubs, maggots, and wireworms. Read More
Crop Protection
February 23, 2016
Prepare For Corn Earworm
Tips to manage this troublesome pest include purchasing pheromone traps, use of Bt varieties, and a proper spray plan. Read More
Citrus
February 22, 2016
Oriental Fruit Fly Successfully Eradicat…
Quarantine no longer in effect; products now allowed to move freely. Read More
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