Pest Control

Never-ending rain leads to pest, disease concerns

A seemingly endless flow of water saturating their fields is burdening California growers with pests and diseases. Growers of strawberries and other fruits expect the heavy rains to delay some planting and harvesting and cause... more »

Global Biological Accelerator debuts at Salinas event

A new venture designed to spur development of biological products that kill pests, diseases and weeds that afflict specialty crops is taking a novel approach to further research. The Global Biological Accelerator, which will see... more »

Washington State Wine Commission awards research grants

The Washington State Wine Commission (WSWC) awarded almost $1 million in research grants for the upcoming year. The research projects target a variety of challenges that directly impact Washington wine grape growers and winemakers. The... more »

Entomologist, IPM specialist joins UNH Extension

University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension has added Amber Vinchesi-Vahl as an entomologist and IPM state specialist in the university‚Äôs food and agriculture team. Vinchesi-Vahl has spent the last several years as a vegetable crops... more »

USDA-ARS research entomologist honored for insect studies

A U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Research Service (USDA-ARS) research entomologist is being honored for her work with insects as biological controls. Rebecca Schmidt-Jeffris, a USDA-ARS research entomologist, has been named a finalist for a... more »

Registration open for Purdue Fruit and Vegetable Field Day

Registration is open for Purdue Fruit and Vegetable Field Day. The university is inviting fruit and vegetable growers to participate in Purdue Extension's annual event, which is¬†scheduled for July 20 from 9 a.m. to 1... more »

FlightSensor provides pest surveillance

New digital insect surveillance technology could help growers better detect and manage pests. For decades, limited pest monitoring options have been available to growers prior to taking corrective action. Sticky traps are a time-consuming and... more »

Nichino America announces management appointments

Nichino America Inc., which specializes in crop protection products for the specialty crop industry, has announced new appointments to the company. The Wilmington, Delaware, company manufactures and sells weed, insect and disease control products, as... more »

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