Insects

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 »

Kemin’s mite-control products now have insecticide labeling

Kemin Crop Technologies, a business venture of Kemin Industries, has announced that its FIFRA 25(b)-exempt botanical-oil-based contact miticides, Tetr... more »

AzaPro pesticide receives organic approval from OMRI

A new product from Sym-Agro, AzaPro, is marketed as providing control of more than 300 different insects, mites and nematodes without leaving visible... more »

Bayer-developed Requiem Prime to be distributed by Certis USA

Growers have added access Requiem insecticide products to control sucking pests across several crops and will now benefit from distribution of the lat... more »

Nematodes: Scientists make discovery in how plants defend themselves

An international team of 10 scientists, led by plant nematologist Shahid Siddique, a former research group leader at the University of Bonn, Germ... more »


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