Pest Control Stories
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
Dr. Surendra Dara
Crop Protection
February 9, 2016
Biopesticides And IPM
Dr. Surendra Dara, Strawberry and Vegetable Crops Advisor and Affiliated IPM Advisor with University of California Cooperative Extension, has long Read More
field plot
Crop Protection
February 8, 2016
7 Steps To See If Biocontrols Pencil Out For Your Operation
Have you considered adding biocontrols to your operation? If you have, there’s no doubt you’ve already weighed the potential costs, Read More
Biofungicides supplement methyl bromide alternatives
Berries
February 5, 2016
Moving Beyond Methyl Bromide With Biofungicides
Editor’s note: University of California Farm Advisor Mark Bolda will present much more information on this topic at the Biocontrols Read More
Biocontrols USA 2016 logo
Crop Protection
February 5, 2016
Register Now For Biocontrols Conference 2016 Field And Greenhouse Tour
Space is limited, so register now to attend the first-ever Biocontrols USA 2016 Conference Field and Greenhouse Tour. Following the Read More
This photo shows garden symphylan damage in a broccoli  field.
Photo credit: Shimat Joseph
Pest Control
September 30, 2015
9 Things You Need To Know About Garden Symphylan
The garden symphylan is a pest to watch for as it can sporadic in some fields and a serious problems in others. Read More
USDA organic logo
Farm Management
June 29, 2015
The ROI On An Organic Checkoff [Opinion]
Organic agriculture is more profitable for farmers than conventional agriculture, according to a recent study published in the Proceedings of Read More
Navel orangeworm-damaged kernels are easily evident by a visual inspection. (Photo credit: Wes Asai)
Nuts
April 14, 2015
Combating Navel Orangeworm: IPM Approaches to Reduce Pyrethroid Resistance
Follow these IPM approaches to reduce unnecessary sprays and manage pyrethroid resistance. Read More
Biocontrols
Apples & Pears
January 22, 2015
Survey: Positive Indicators For Biocontrols In U.S. Horticulture, Agriculture
Preliminary results of a survey conducted in December 2014 of more than 850 readers across six Meister Media Worldwide titles Read More
Emily Symmes
Nuts
January 20, 2015
Meet The IPM Expert: Emily J. Symmes, UC Cooperative Extension
Area IPM Advisor Emily Symmes helps growers preserve profits, quality and environmental stewardship through sound IPM practices. Read More
RosBREED2
Apples & Pears
January 19, 2015
RosBREED 2 Program Focuses On Disease Resistance And Quality
The next generation of the federally funded RosBREED research program uses DNA techniques to deliver varieties that benefit both growers and consumers. Read More
Dormant Crop Protection
Pest Control
December 8, 2014
Dormant Crop Protection
This video provides a look at dormancy crop protection programs for peaches and almonds. Read More
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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
Disease Control
May 19, 2016
Native Plants Reduce Need For Vineyard W…
Scientists in eastern Washington are finding drought-tolerant alternatives to roses at the end of vineyard rows that not only save 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
Crop Protection
February 9, 2016
Biopesticides And IPM
Dr. Surendra Dara, Strawberry and Vegetable Crops Advisor and Affiliated IPM Advisor with University of California Cooperative Extension, has long Read More
Crop Protection
February 8, 2016
7 Steps To See If Biocontrols Pencil Out…
Have you considered adding biocontrols to your operation? If you have, there’s no doubt you’ve already weighed the potential costs, Read More
Berries
February 5, 2016
Moving Beyond Methyl Bromide With Biofun…
Editor’s note: University of California Farm Advisor Mark Bolda will present much more information on this topic at the Biocontrols Read More
Crop Protection
February 5, 2016
Register Now For Biocontrols Conference …
Space is limited, so register now to attend the first-ever Biocontrols USA 2016 Conference Field and Greenhouse Tour. Following the Read More
Pest Control
September 30, 2015
9 Things You Need To Know About Garden S…
The garden symphylan is a pest to watch for as it can sporadic in some fields and a serious problems in others. Read More
Farm Management
June 29, 2015
The ROI On An Organic Checkoff [Opinion]
Organic agriculture is more profitable for farmers than conventional agriculture, according to a recent study published in the Proceedings of Read More
Nuts
April 14, 2015
Combating Navel Orangeworm: IPM Approach…
Follow these IPM approaches to reduce unnecessary sprays and manage pyrethroid resistance. Read More
Apples & Pears
January 22, 2015
Survey: Positive Indicators For Biocontr…
Preliminary results of a survey conducted in December 2014 of more than 850 readers across six Meister Media Worldwide titles Read More
Nuts
January 20, 2015
Meet The IPM Expert: Emily J. Symmes, UC…
Area IPM Advisor Emily Symmes helps growers preserve profits, quality and environmental stewardship through sound IPM practices. Read More
Apples & Pears
January 19, 2015
RosBREED 2 Program Focuses On Disease Re…
The next generation of the federally funded RosBREED research program uses DNA techniques to deliver varieties that benefit both growers and consumers. Read More
Pest Control
December 8, 2014
Dormant Crop Protection
This video provides a look at dormancy crop protection programs for peaches and almonds. Read More
Pest Control
December 3, 2014
Be Mindful Of Worker Safety During Citru…
This video provides safety tips to consider during citrus harvesting. Read More
Pest Control
December 3, 2014
Be Mindful Of Worker Safety During Citru…
This video provides safety tips to consider during citrus harvesting. Read More
Pest Control
November 26, 2014
Delayed Dormant Sprays In Almonds
A look at prebloom, or dormant period, and bloom time insect pest control in almonds. Read More
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