Insect Control Stories

Insect ControlBagrada Bug Continues To Spread In California’s Brassica Crops
October 15, 2014
The pest is expected to be a problem through December. Read More
Insect ControlAphid Outbreak Leads To “Staggering” Losses
October 3, 2014
In California, Salinas and Gonzales were hit hard by the foxglove aphid, leaving some lettuce fields unmarketable. Read More
Insect ControlBagrada Bug And Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Posing Threat To Western Growers
October 1, 2014
Two species of stink bugs are now posing a serious threat to agricultural production in the Western U.S.: the brown Read More
Insect ControlMore Than 600,000 Acres Removed From Golden Nematode Regulation In New York
October 1, 2014
The potato acreage was taken off the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service’s list; under 6,000 acres in New York are still considered to be infested. Read More
BerriesDon’t Let Your Guard Slip When Taking On Thrips
September 27, 2014
Tiny insect pests can present big problems for blueberry growers. Read More
BerriesIs The Diaprepes Root Weevil An Emerging Blueberry Pest?
September 26, 2014
Reports indicate longtime citrus nuisance might be tempted by the fruit of another. Read More
Insect ControlTake The Battle To Bagrada Bugs
September 25, 2014
Learn how to identify, the survival and spread, as well as management methods for this insect pest. Read More
BerriesBeat Blueberry Gall Midge
September 25, 2014
Due diligence required in the identification, tracking, and control of this flying fiend. Read More
FruitsUSDA Needs Your Help In Tracking Brown Marmorated Stink Bug
September 11, 2014
Researchers seeking voluntary information to track how pest overwinters. Read More
FruitsStrategies To Prevent Secondary Pests Following Sprays For Brown Marmorated Stink Bug
September 9, 2014
Penn State University researcher offers guidelines and control strategies for minimizing the impacts on mites for the next season. Read More
Insect ControlNew Lure Target’s Almond Enemy No. 1: Navel Orangeworm
September 9, 2014
Promising new combination of all-natural compounds is at least seven times more powerful than older lures. Read More
Crop ProtectionHow To Control Corn Earworm, European Corn Borer In Sweet Corn
September 5, 2014
Monitor traps, plant varieties with good husk cover, and rotate modes of action to avoid resistance. Read More

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Insect ControlTake Control Of Thrips In Your Greenhouse
October 30, 2014
Why such a foreboding title? Thrips, one of the tiniest pests of greenhouse crops, are the carrier of one of Read More
FruitsValent U.S.A., MGK Enter Into Marketing Agreement
October 28, 2014
Valent U.S.A. to manage the marketing and sales of MGK’s crop protection line of insect control products beginning in April 2015. Read More
Apples & PearsInvasive Pest Found First Time In U.S. At Border Crossi…
October 20, 2014
Moth known to feed on apples, apple buds, leaves, and shoots, is found in a container full of pump valves originating in China. Read More
Insect ControlBagrada Bug Continues To Spread In California’s Brass…
October 15, 2014
The pest is expected to be a problem through December. Read More
Insect ControlAphid Outbreak Leads To “Staggering” Losses
October 3, 2014
In California, Salinas and Gonzales were hit hard by the foxglove aphid, leaving some lettuce fields unmarketable. Read More
Insect ControlBagrada Bug And Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Posing Threa…
October 1, 2014
Two species of stink bugs are now posing a serious threat to agricultural production in the Western U.S.: the brown Read More
Insect ControlMore Than 600,000 Acres Removed From Golden Nematode Re…
October 1, 2014
The potato acreage was taken off the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service’s list; under 6,000 acres in New York are still considered to be infested. Read More
BerriesDon’t Let Your Guard Slip When Taking On Thrips
September 27, 2014
Tiny insect pests can present big problems for blueberry growers. Read More
BerriesIs The Diaprepes Root Weevil An Emerging Blueberry Pes…
September 26, 2014
Reports indicate longtime citrus nuisance might be tempted by the fruit of another. Read More
Insect ControlTake The Battle To Bagrada Bugs
September 25, 2014
Learn how to identify, the survival and spread, as well as management methods for this insect pest. Read More
BerriesBeat Blueberry Gall Midge
September 25, 2014
Due diligence required in the identification, tracking, and control of this flying fiend. Read More
FruitsUSDA Needs Your Help In Tracking Brown Marmorated Stink…
September 11, 2014
Researchers seeking voluntary information to track how pest overwinters. Read More
FruitsStrategies To Prevent Secondary Pests Following Sprays …
September 9, 2014
Penn State University researcher offers guidelines and control strategies for minimizing the impacts on mites for the next season. Read More
Insect ControlNew Lure Target’s Almond Enemy No. 1: Navel Orangewor…
September 9, 2014
Promising new combination of all-natural compounds is at least seven times more powerful than older lures. Read More
Crop ProtectionHow To Control Corn Earworm, European Corn Borer In Swe…
September 5, 2014
Monitor traps, plant varieties with good husk cover, and rotate modes of action to avoid resistance. Read More
Apples & PearsThey’re Back! 2014 Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Populat…
September 2, 2014
Pressure building as traps filling up with pest by the hundreds. Read More
FruitsSpotted Wing Drosophila Populations Rising In Michigan
August 26, 2014
Extension researchers advise berry growers on trapping, salt testing to take stock of pest population. Read More
Insect ControlCover All Angles When Taking On Threecornered Alfalfa H…
August 25, 2014
Learn how to ID, the survival and spread, and management methods for this insect pest. Read More