Pest Control

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 »

Wasps are picking up in Wisconsin vineyards

As we are approaching harvest, there are a number of insects that you should prepare for as they can become problematic at harvest. These include multicolored Asian lady beetle (MALB), social wasps, and spotted-wing drosophila... more »

Michigan warning: Be on the lookout for spotted lanternfly that threatens ag

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development is asking the public to be on the lookout for spotted lanternfly, an invasive insect with the potential to seriously affect Michigan’s agriculture and natural resources. This... more »

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