pest management

Oklahoma State to host pecan pest management workshop in February

Growers can learn more about integrated pest management methods for scouting, monitoring and control, which can be particularly helpful in times of increased input costs. more »

USDA provides more than $70 million to protect crops and natural resources from invasive pests and diseases

These projects allow USDA and its partners to quickly detect and respond to invasive plant pests and diseases. USDA has provided nearly $809 million in funding through the Plant Pest and Disease Management and Disaster Prevention Program since 2009. more »

Save the date: Almond IPM & NOW Summit coming in February

The Almond Board will be hosting this summit on Feb. 21, 2023, which will take a look at several almond pests and integrated pest management. more »

To spray or not to spray late season insects in pecan

Since pecans are so close to harvest, growers need to pay close attention to the pre-harvest intervals of insecticides. more »

Nut curculio in pecan; Best to tolerate the damage if light

These weevil pests may appear in older orchards with a history of damage, but in fields with light damage, it may be best to tolerate it to prevent later aphid and mite infestations. more »

Barn owls for rodent control

A variety of raptors can help with rodent pests, but barn owls are unique. more »

Pecan insects and heat

Normal temperatures in south Georgia are typically ideal for insect growth. However, these hotter temperatures are detrimental for lots of pests. more »

Winter honeybees show resistance to a common insecticide

USDA-ARS researchers found winter honeybees consumption of a nearly lethal, imidacloprid-laced syrup did not affect their survival during the study. more »

Toothpicks in the trees

Protect young pecan trees from ambrosia beetle’s telltale sign. more »

Pecan phylloxera update for Georgia

Wart-like galls on pecan leaves can be a sign of pecan leaf phylloxera, a pest that needs to be controlled at budbreak. more »

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