Pest Management

Masking environments for pest protection

Imagine a pest being unable to identify the environment it thrives in – while it's presently in it. A new product with a unique mode of action seems to provide the best environmental camouflage. ... more »

California grants awarded for innovative projects reducing pesticide overreliance

The grants will fund four scientists and their teams who are furthering integrated pest management strategies to control urban and farm pests. more »

Organic growers can manage burrowing rodents with new guide tips

University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources has released a new publication to help organic growers develop a management plan against burrowing rodents. more »

Insect issues on young pecan trees addressed in Georgia

Pecan budmoth, ambrosia beetle and camphor shot borer pest pressure is appearing, and University of Georgia is providing growers pesticide recommendations. more »

Private pesticide applicator trainings set for Williamson County, Texas

Three sessions, scheduled each in June, September and November, will provide all training, materials and information necessary to pass the private applicator exam. more »

Pest control advisers in California set hybrid conference in 2021

Sponsorships are now open and the California Association of Pest Control Advisors is gearing up for Reno in October. more »

Genus Neurocolpus, potential pest of Arizona pecans, brings concerns

Though this insect seems to only be feeding on catkins, there's concern it may move to the young nut and follow in the footsteps of California pistachios. more »

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 »

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