Insects

APHIS adds, releases fields in Idaho pale cyst nematode regulation area

On Jan. 28, 2021, the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) added 444 acres to the pale cyst nematode (PCN)-regulated area in Bingham Cou... more »

Agriculture production costs on the rise

Costs for agricultural inputs and crop protection agents are on the rise, reports North American Potato Market News (NAPMN). In the March 17 editio... more »

Vive issues chemigation recommendation for recently approved nematicide

Potato growers have a new tool to battle nematodes in-season with Averland FC. Averland FC (abamectin + Allosperse) was registered by the U.S. Envi... more »

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 »


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