Insects

Miller Research to hold series of virtual potato disease, pest management webinars

Idaho-based Miller Research is planning a series of one-hour virtual webinars in February to address various topics on potato disease and pest managem... more »

Colorado Potato Beetle SPUDMAN

Advancements made in knowing how Colorado potato beetle develops pesticide resistance

The Colorado potato beetle is a notorious pest — and a kind of unstoppable genius. The modern pesticide era began in the 1860s when Midwest farme... more »

Syngenta announces new insecticide active ingredient

In North America, Syngenta has entered into an agreement with Gowan Company, a family-owned agricultural solutions business headquartered in Yuma, A... more »

The future of pale cyst nematode control

Potato cultivation in Idaho had its start, on a very small scale, in 1836. Farmers soon discovered that the state’s climate and soil yielded harvest... more »

Telone fumigant to be distributed by Teleos Ag starting in ’21

TriCal Soil Solutions, Inc. and its wholly owned subsidiary, Teleos Ag Solutions, a newly formed global agricultural chemical sales, service, and dist... more »

Pest of the Month: Colorado Potato Beetle

{Sponsored} A pest that can quickly get out of control and decimate a potato field, the Colorado Potato Beetle (CPB) is more common in the Eastern U.... more »

Cornell to get grant for biological crop protection research for potatoes

New York State Agriculture Commissioner Richard A. Ball announced Oct. 30 that more than $1.2 million in funding will support nine advanced research, ... more »

FMC gets approval for new Rynaxypyr pesticide

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently granted FMC Corporation registration for Vantacor insect control powered by Rynaxypyr activ... more »

Colorado Potato Administrative Committee receives grant to explore biopesticide use

The Colorado Department of Agriculture (CDA) is pleased to announce the recipients of more than $850,000 in grant funding to support Colorado’s s... more »

GROPRO approved for six products by organic institute

The importance of organic production in the U.S. continues to rise with total sales of organic products in 2019 hitting $55 billion. Currently, th... more »


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