Insects

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 »

Miller Research hosting potato pest management field day Aug. 15

Miller Research's annual potato pest management field day is Thursday, Aug. 15 at the Miller Research facility at 426 E. 200 N, Rupert, ID 83350. This... more »

USDA accepting comments on pale cyst nematode field deregulation

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has reopened the comment period on the protocols for deregul... more »


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