Pest Management

Tinkering with the variables

New research is pushing the next era of sterile insect technique for navel orangeworm. ... more »

California sets $400,000 to promote safer, sustainable pest management

Almond Board of California and the California Invasive Plant Council received the funding to help build online tools to coordinate small farm mating disruption efforts and invasive weed control in wildlands, respectively. more »

Mix bait, powdered sugar to help fight sugar feeding ants

The 2(ee) Recommendation is exclusive to the applications made in California, and must be in the possession of the user at time of application. more »

Registered food uses of chlorpyrifos to be canceled by EPA

An organophosphate insecticide used across agriculture, including nut trees, the EPA has revoked all tolerances and will cancel registered food uses of chlorpyrifos. more »

AgTech Breakthrough presents crop protection award to Vive Crop Protection

The company has successfully created six new fungicide and insecticide products using trusted active ingredients with its patented and innovative nano-polymer technology. more »

Pecan trees prone to bagworm, webworm infestations in Oklahoma

Extreme weather influenced pest populations, and growers who skipped pecan nut casebearer sprays due to lack of crop are seeing an uptick in these worm pests as an effect. more »

Tree nut growers: 2021 Navel Orangeworm Survey has begun

Warmer winters and longer growing seasons mean a better survival rate for navel orangeworm. The survey includes new tools to detect and control the pest in tree nuts. more »

Volunteers needed for research study on glyphosate and herbicide selection

A research survey out of University of California, Davis, is looking for participants to share what influences their weed and pest management decisions. more »

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