Pest Control

Study: Ampersand adjuvant system boosts three codling moth products

Attune Agriculture, makers of Ampersand adjuvant system, have released a new study demonstrating how their patented adjuvant can help in the fight against codling moth, one of the most prevalent insect pests of apples and... more »

Atticus releases insect growth regulators for specialty crops

Atticus, LLC, a branded-generic crop protection manufacturer, announces a suite of insect growth regulator products for Southeastern and Western specialty-crop growers. These products, for use on citrus, vegetables, cotton, tree nuts, stone fruit, and more,... more »

Mobile-friendly guide for grape IPM scouting is now available

A popular integrated pest management tool for grape growers has been "A Pocket Guide for Grape IPM Scouting in the North Central and Eastern United States. This compact guide contains pictures and short descriptions of... more »

Invasive spotted lanternfly workshop to be held in Berrien County, Michigan

The spotted lanternfly (Lycorma delicatula) is an exotic insect introduced into the United States from Asia in 2014. First found in southeast Pennsylvania, it is now found in six states. While Michigan is not yet on that list,... more »

Semios gets $75M in funding to expand large IoT network in agriculture

Semios, a precision farming platform for permanent crops, has raised $75 million U.S. in private equity funding to advance the development of its data-driven crop management solution. The financing was led by Morningside Group, a... more »

Wettable powder insecticide from BioSafe Systems now available in California

BioSafe Systems has announced BioCeres WP is now available in California. This product is an insect-pathogenic bio-pesticide using the Beauveria bassiana fungus. This OMRI Listed, ANT-03 strain, is ideal for IPM programs. BioCeres WP is used... more »

Wettable powder insecticide now available in California

BioSafe Systems recently announced BioCeres WP is now available in California. This product is an insect-pathogenic bio-pesticide using the Beauveria bassiana fungus, according to a press release from the company. An OMRI-listed, ANT-03 strain, BioCeres... more »

Honeybee-eating Asian giant hornets reported in Northwest

In December, Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) entomologists identified a large hornet found near the Canadian border as an Asian giant hornet (Vespa mandarinia), an invasive species not previously found in Washington state. Although... more »

Current Issue

Fruit Growers News September 2022 issue cover

Apple association forecasts higher U.S. production in 2022-23

Jenschke Orchards braves Texas-sized heat, drought

SWD-killing wasps released in Michigan to protect fruit

High-altitude pears: IFTA tour spotlights Washington pears

Cold tolerance is hot topic at Michigan Viticulture Field Day

Ridgefest updates industry on Michigan apple, cherry research

Cal Poly strawberry research: Can robots kill pests?

Great Lakes EXPO sessions to look at how to effectively plan farm succession and the benefits of Farm to School

Farm Market column: Fine Tuning Your Market Performance

Ag Labor Review: Small-town virtues, from the ballpark to the classroom

 

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