pest management

NNYADP apple pest research shows IPM value

Technical assistance and outreach funded by the farmer-driven Northern New York Agricultural Development Program is informing commercial apple growers... READ MORE »

Gall wasp management guidelines in blueberries for 2017

In the past few years, blueberry stem gall wasp has become more common in some Michigan blueberry fields, and Michigan State University researchers ha... READ MORE »

SWD, IPM workshop set for Latino blueberry growers

Latino blueberry growers are invited to a spotted wing drosophila (SWD) and integrated pest management training and pesticide applicator certification... READ MORE »

How leaf removal kills a common grape pest

Once upon a time, a grape farmer experimented with removing leaves surrounding bunches of grapes and found that the additional sunlight they received ... READ MORE »

USDA announces $12.1M for crop protection, pest management

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) has made $12.1 in funding available through the Crop P... READ MORE »

Southern IPM Center funds new projects

Nine researchers will pursue new methods for fighting a variety of pest management challenges in the South, in both agricultural and urban settings. O... READ MORE »

Time to scout, manage spider mites in strawberries

Warm early spring weather, coupled with a mild winter, has set the stage for early pest activity in some crops. For strawberry growers, now is the tim... READ MORE »

Identifying the invasive stink bug

Several insects look similar to the invasive brown marmorat­ed stink bug (BMSB), includ­ing brown stink bug, spined soldier bug, and dusky stink bug... READ MORE »

Exclusion Netting Shields Blueberries From SWD

https://youtu.be/sscb-M9Grws Dale-Ila Riggs of The Berry Patch in Stephentown, New York, describes the effectiveness of exclusion netting to combat... READ MORE »

California projects aim to reduce pesticide use

The California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) has recognized several organizations for projects aimed at managing pests while using fewer p... READ MORE »


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