pest control

Almond Board announces Carpophilus beetle research project

The Almond Board of California (ABC) has now approved funding for a research project called, “Ecology, monitoring and management of Carpophilus beetle.” In an email from ABC, the organization stat... more »
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Dog’s nose detects spotted lanternfly eggs

Researchers employ a novel approach to combating this pest more »

Pacific Northwest sales manager named by Sym-Agro

Mark Gibbs has joined Sym-Agro as Pacific Northwest sales manager. In the position at the pest control firm, Gibbs will handle Washington and western Oregon. Gibbs will focus on winegrapes, berries... more »

Climate change to drive surge in insects that attack almonds, walnuts

As a result of climate change, the Golden State’s farms are expected to face a surge in agricultural pests, which are a threat to California’s specialty crops industry. Populations of three maj... more »

USDA extends specialty crop grants deadline

The USDA has extended the deadline for the Specialty Crop Multi-State Program Request for Applications (RFA). The Specialty Crop Multi-State Program RFAs must be submitted electronically through w... more »

Recognition given to FarmSense on pest control system

FarmSense’s pest monitoring system has won worldwide recognition. The agtech startup has been awarded the top prize in Bayer's global Grants4Tech Pest Monitor Challenge. The FarmSense team recent... more »

October tHRIve webinar focuses on Ambrosia Beetle management

The Horticultural Research Institute's (HRI) October tHRIve webinar focuses on Ambrosia Beetle management. Growers are concerned about the devastating impact of the exotic ambrosia beetles Xylosandrus... more »

USDA shares Indian Meal Moth can destroy packaged food

Plodia interpunctella, better known as the Indian Meal Moth, is normally found where you store your grains and can impact packaged nuts. more »

USDA working group to battle spotted lanternflies

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has introduced a strategic plan to battle spotted lanternflies, pest that harms many fruit, vegetable and nut crops. USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection S... more »

A Growing Problem

Leaffooted plant bugs posing bigger threat to tree nuts. more »

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