Viticulture and Research Extension Specialist Alice Wise honored for research on vine mealybugs, fruit scale, and leafroll virus.
Among the projects funded include the use of photobiology and lighting technologies for suppression of powdery mildew in strawberry production.
BASF’s Inscalis receives EPA registration, providing farmers with another crop protection tool.
Nearly $6 million in USDA grants going to research projects aiming to defend specialty crops from deadly pests and diseases.
Researchers are minding protective mesh experiments to help new plantings stay psyllid-free.
Answers to your most pressing fruit pest problems is a primary focus of unique industry event’s program.
Extension specialist Rufus Isaacs recognized for work on spotted wing drosophila and Integrated Crop Pollination project.
Pests have threatened civilization throughout history, influencing the use of chemicals for control.
Keep pesticide resistance at bay by mixing up your crop protection recipe.
Increasingly, the general public — and the retailers that serve them — expect food to be produced more sustainability. Biological control is a good option for growers looking to fill that demand.
Now that six-spotted thrips are no longer routinely eliminated by “hard” chemicals, they’re dispatching pesky spider mites.
Bacillus thuringiensis products are not new, but there are new reasons for using them.
Methyl bromide transition, crop protection management among programs funded.
Learn how to identify, the survival and spread, as well as management methods for this notorious pest.
Due diligence is needed to help take down this pest of biblical proportions.
Projects to promote beneficial organisms as part of a pest control strategy.
The University of Wisconsin’s John Orrock says when beet armyworms are exposed to concentrations of methyl jasmonate, they will abandon eating tomatoes — and start eating one another.