Tagged Integrated Pest Management

May 10, 2017
Florida Sweet Potato Farmers Learning How to One Up Wireworms
UF/IFAS researchers develop trapping systems for potent pest; studying other crop protection methods to help save revenue. Read More
May 2, 2017
Southeastern Strawberry Growers Advised to Prepare for Disease Pressure
Recent rain is conducive to the main strawberry fruit rot diseases, according to the chief of the Southern Region IPM Center. Read More
Suzanne Wainwright-Evans speaks to crowd at Biocontrols USA West 2017
Biocontrols Conference
March 6, 2017
More Growers Willing to Bet on Biocontrols
Industry event highlighting alternative pest management methods draws interested crowd to Reno. Read More
February 28, 2017
Growers’ Help Wanted on Spotted Wing Drosophila Survey
National project needs input on how the nasty pest affected your farms in 2016. Read More
UF/IFAS researcher Cristina Pisani examines ailing avocado tree
Crop Protection
February 27, 2017
New Discovery Smells Like Victory for Florida Avocado Growers
Scientists find naturally occurring repellent that could keep disease-carrying beetles at bay. Read More
February 4, 2017
Pests, Diseases in Organic Growing the topic of Washington State University Fruit School
Biology, ecology of organic production the focus of two-day event. Read More
Close-up of mature diamondback moth
Insect Control
January 13, 2017
3 Ways to Save Your Vegetable Crops From Diamondback Moths
An integrated approach is key to managing this destructive pest. Read More
Dickeya chrysanthemi of potato
Disease Control
December 21, 2016
Two Tips to Improve Your Potato Seed Stock
High-quality seed stock with a guaranteed low incidence of disease is the first step to success. Read More
2016 Florida Ag Expo tomato variety field tour
CEU Series
December 1, 2016
CEU Series: Back A United Front To Fight And Defeat Pests
Coordination and integration are key factors to any successful crop protection battle plan. Read More
November 18, 2016
USDA Awards $9.4M For Pest Management
Projects aim to reduce pests, weeds, and diseases on farms through IPM. Read More
2015 Florida Ag Expo tomato breeding field tour row perspective
CEU Series
November 1, 2016
CEU Series: Learning About Pesticide Resistance Is Anything But Futile
A proactive approach using all applicable IPM tactics is the most effective way to avoid this persistent problem. Read More
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
UF/IFAS developmental biologist Dennis Gray looks at the progress of grapevines in a vineyard.
CEU Series
October 1, 2016
CEU Series: Improve Your Integrated Pest Management Plan
Balance in cultural, biological, and chemical procedures can not only be effective, but also economically feasible. Read More
September 26, 2016
San Jose Scale Is An Old Pest That Is A New Threat To Apple Growers
Growers see increase in infestations due to changes in chemical control programs. 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
Insect & Disease Update
August 2, 2016
New Facility To Produce Natural Enemy Of Asian Citrus Psyllid
Insect production greenhouse at Cal Poly Pomona to rear and study Tamarixia radiata wasp. Read More
Crop Protection
July 25, 2016
Organic Insect Control Product Available From BioWorks
The mycoinsecticide is EPA registered and controls a variety of insect pests. Read More
Closeup of buckwheat blooms
July 21, 2016
Study Shows Buckwheat Can Help Stifle Squash Pests
Unique cover crop choice attracts beneficial bugs, increasing pollination prospects and reducing insect threats. Read More
Insect & Disease Update
June 3, 2016
Scientists Find Sound Way To Trap Citrus Psyllids
By using acoustics, USDA researchers are able to lure HLB-carrying pests looking for love. Read More
Crop Protection
May 25, 2016
More Apps Help Growers Identify Insects And Diseases
Berries, apples, pears, and cherries now rolled into new app series from Clemson University. Read More
The Latest
May 26, 2017
Jury Sides with University in Strawberry…
Decision says former breeders infringed on UC patents to develop material for corporate breeding firm. Read More
May 25, 2017
Stolen Hives Recovered in Nearly $1M Hei…
Man likely stole hives from across the state of California in the last three years. Read More
Farm Management
May 25, 2017
Plight of Trade Policy Grounding Many U.…
Much-needed investments in labor-saving technology could be key to long-term survival. Read More
Farm Management
May 25, 2017
Florida Farm Winning Case for Medicinal …
Judge rules in favor of 3 Boys Farm in the quest to expand its crop/business portfolio. Read More
May 25, 2017
Are We Overstating the World’s Ove…
If growers can’t achieve a fair return on investment and stay in business, it won’t matter what the population is in 2050. We all will be trouble. Read More
May 24, 2017
Falcons Scare off Other Birds at Duncan …
It collaborates with a firm that uses trained falcons to intimidate and scare off nuisance birds such as the horned larks and pigeons that frequent the area. Read More
May 24, 2017
Organic Growers in Turmoil (Opinion)
Although consumers are demanding, and getting more organic produce options, growers are grappling with fundamental questions. Read More
Sweet Corn
May 24, 2017
Stay on Your A Game to Conquer Corn Leaf…
Learn how to identify, the survival and spread, as well as management methods for this vegetable pest. Read More
May 23, 2017
Search is on For Next Crop of Florida Ag…
Nomination period now open for longtime industry honor. Read More
Apples & Pears
May 23, 2017
Grower Shares Personal Impact of Labor S…
USApple leader Phil Glaize of Virginia stresses need for reform with current labor regulations, programs at Congressional briefing on agriculture labor crisis. Read More
Stone Fruit
May 23, 2017
Northeast Peach Crop Rebounds
After a mild winter and relatively uneventful bloom time, the crop is setting up nicely for the region. Read More
May 23, 2017
Researchers Examining Potential for Long…
Team at Penn State University using low and high tunnels and plastic coverings to extend raspberry and strawberry seasons. Read More
May 23, 2017
Webinar Series Highlights New Research o…
National Pollinator Week webinar showcases research to improve honeybee colony health by 2020. Read More
May 23, 2017
California Lemon Growers Sue USDA
Lemon industry files suit against rule allowing importation of Argentine lemons. Read More
May 23, 2017
Insects (Bad and Good) Make for Interest…
Disease-fighting bees and the deadly citrus psyllid were at the center of two recent, research-fueled out-of-office adventures. Read More
Crop Protection
May 23, 2017
Valent Grants Organic Farming Scholarshi…
University of Florida Doctor of Plant Medicine student receives $1,500 toward the development of training materials. Read More
Varieties & Rootstocks
May 23, 2017
In Quest for Low-Seeded Citrus, It Takes…
Momentum for viable mandarin hybrids for Florida reaching a peak in the land down under. Read More
GenNext Growers
May 22, 2017
How to Make Dollars and Sense of Today&#…
Despite current challenges impacting the future of the North American fruit and vegetable industry, there are opportunities to be had. Read More