Pest Control

Michigan pesticide applicator options for fall 2021 shared

In Michigan, autumn is a time when the commercial agricultural community starts to think about pesticide applicator certifications. For some, it may be because the new production season is approaching and they would like to... more »

Spotted wing drosophila monitoring and sampling webinar Nov. 10

Registration is now open for a national team of biologists and social scientists' Sustainable Spotted Wing Drosophila Management webinar, scheduled for Nov. 10 at 1 p.m. ET. Register here: https://ncsu.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_JhupsLFhSKi_f8z4mzl56g< This year's webinar is entitled: Monitoring... more »

Bee Vectoring Technologies signs first commercial industry partnership

Bee Vectoring Technologies International Inc. announced Oct. 14 its first commercial agreement with BIOGARD, a division of CBC (Europe) S.r.l., a l bioprotectant company in Europe. Through the agreement, BVT will have exclusive access to... more »

California accepting applications for two pesticide grant programs

The California Department of Food and Agriculture is now accepting grant applications for its Biologically Integrated Farming Systems Program and its Proactive Integrated Pest Management Solutions Program, administered by the Office of Pesticide Consultation and... more »

Tennessee continues with grant focused on integrated pest management

“It’s pest management the right way,” said Heather Kelly, plant pathologist at the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture, “With integrated pest management, we are managing pests with more than one tool, only when you... more »

Vole control: How to reduce damage to orchards

{Sponsored} Of all the pests that can plague an orchard, voles can cause a significant amount of damage before growers even know there’s a problem — and by the time they realize there is, it... more »

Semios raises $100M in capital to expand agtech platform globally

Semios a precision-farming platform, announced Sept. 29 it has raised $100 million in funding led by Morningside Group, a Boston-based private equity and venture capital firm committed to investing in socially responsible businesses. This funding... more »

Grant targets economically, environmentally effective Texas IPM outreach

Pest management outreach to both rural and urban audiences in Texas will be expanded and improved thanks to a federal grant awarded to the Texas A&M AgriLife Extenson Service. Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. The... more »

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