Pest Management

Tree nuts included in California registration for Harvanta, Verdepryn insecticides

Cyclapryn, the active ingredient in both insecticides, is another tool for broad spectrum control of chewing and sucking insects in high value crops. more »

Cross-sector work group spurs California’s shift to safer pest management

Expanding integrated pest management, minimizing toxic pesticides, and educating and promoting collaboration while protecting public and environmental health are goals of the Sustainable Pest Management Work Group. more »

Navel orangeworm monitoring starts now in almond

Every season has a preventative step, and growers are now putting winter sanitation behind them and setting the traps to monitor. more »

Make mating disruption a part of your IPM program

Mating disruption has been around for decades, and has now become an important part of an integrated pest management (IPM) program for some of the California tree nut industry’s toughest pests. ... more »
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Determining causal agents that threaten orchard health

From disease to pests to water,maintaining orchard health runs the gamut. ... more »

Vertebrate pest webinar series scheduled in California

The Vertebrate Pest Council will provide updates, information and continuing education credit in this series about managing vertebrate pests. more »

Breaking out of the navel orangeworm cycle

{Sponsored} Almond acres continue to increase, summer temperatures are trending up and, seemingly, so should the navel orangeworm (NOW) threat. Right? Not the case during the 2020 season, which saw... more »

Save a spray, but don’t scale back on monitoring

There is good news for almond growers worried about outbreaks of San Jose scale in their orchards: fine-tuned Integrated Pest Management (IPM) recommendations – if adhered to – likely will allow g... more »

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