Pest Control

APHIS expands European cherry fruit fly quarantine in Orleans County, NY

Effective Jan. 8, 2020, the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) and the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets (NYSDAM) expanded the European cherry fruit fly (ECFF) quarantine to include all of... more »

12 counties added to Pennsylvania’s spotted lanternfly quarantine

Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding today announced that twelve counties have been added to Pennsylvania's spotted lanternfly quarantine zone ahead of the 2020 spring hatch. With this addition, the quarantine for this invasive pest is now at 26... more »

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 »

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