Insects

EPA announces new method to evaluate pesticide registration requests

EPA announced March 12 a new method for conducting biological evaluations under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) to assure that pesticide registration... more »

Wilbur-Ellis launches Embrece-EA crop protection performance booster

Wilbur-Ellis Co. has launched Embrece-EA, a blend of surfactants designed to elevate the performance of fungicides, insecticides and miticides ... more »

Potato Plants in Field

Study shows placement of fumigant metam sodium key to effectiveness

Decades of proven results show that the widely used soil fumigant metam sodium is a reliable tool for suppressing weeds, diseases and nematodes. Bu... more »

Two Idaho fields added to pale cyst nematode regulation area

On Nov. 6, 2019, the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) confirmed pale cyst nematode (Globodera pallida: PCN) in two potato producti... more »

Velum Prime-Movento combo shows effective results in nematode control

With the potential to cause up to 90% annual yield loss, nematodes can be a key threat to a potato crop. Nematodes affect potatoes directly by feeding... more »

Syngenta celebrates 40th anniversary

Growers rely on seed treatments to prepare for each season’s unique challenges. In an effort to meet this need, Syngenta and its legacy companie... more »

Colorado Potato Beetle by Zeke Jennings

A new method for controlling Colorado potato beetles

{Sponsored} With nearly 200 million pounds of potatoes at stake, Wysocki Produce Farms can’t afford to lose their crop. In 2018 that could have hap... more »

California moves forward with chlorpyrifos pesticide ban

The California Environmental Protection Agency has announced that virtually all use of the pesticide chlorpyrifos in California will end next year fol... more »

Potato-focused pesticide from Vive receives EPA registration

Potato and sugarbeet growers who want long-lasting control of sucking and chewing pests have a unique new tool. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agen... more »

Pest control research programs receive $11 million in USDA funding

U.S. Department of Agriculture Deputy Under Secretary Scott Hutchins announced today that the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) has in... more »


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