Category Archives: Pest management

City of New Orleans Pest Academy set for Oct. 10-12

City of New Orleans Pest Academy, October 10-12, 2017 From IPM in the South By Rosemary Hallberg Join the City of New Orleans Mosquito & Termite Control Board for a great learning experience at the City of New Orleans and the Greater New Orleans … Continue reading

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Research finds that intercropping improves weed and insect control

Research finds that intercropping improves weed and insect control From IPM in the South By Rosemary Hallberg In Southwest Farm Press Sometimes looking to the past for answers pays off. Lower input costs and better crop protection seem to be the … Continue reading

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Southern nursery group shows growers how to get the biggest bang for their buck with weed control

From IPM in the South By Rosemary Hallberg Most of us are used to seeing weeds in our yards or flowerpots, but not in the plants that we buy in the store. Nursery crop growers and workers go to great … Continue reading

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EPA Guidance on Managing Pesticide Resistance announced

EPA has released two Pesticide Registration Notices (PRNs) aimed at combating pesticide resistance. • PRN 2017-1, “Guidance for Pesticide Registrants on Pesticide Resistance Management Labeling” offers general guidance on resistance management labeling for all conventional agricultural insecticides, fungicides and herbicides. … Continue reading

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Natural Lawn Care and Integrated Pest Management workshop announced

The Midwest Pesticide Action Center invites you to the Midwest Grows Green Lawn & Land Forum Workshop. This full-day workshop on Monday, Nov. 13 will cover Natural Lawn Care and Integrated Pest Management progress in the Midwest. Both turf practitioners and experts … Continue reading

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Predatory beetle may help with whitefly control

Predatory beetle may help with whitefly control From IPM in the South By Rosemary Hallberg Scientists at the University of Florida have found an insect predator that may help greenhouse tomato growers manage populations of the sweetpotato whitefly when used as … Continue reading

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Concerned About Boxwood Blight?

Here Are Some Updated Management Tips The Horticultural Research Institute (HRI), in conjunction with the National Plant Board, has released an updated version of its Boxwood Blight Best Management Practices, version 2.0, and is now available online at HRIResearch.org. In … Continue reading

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Preparing the North Central region vegetable industries for tackling a new invasive insect pest: the brown marmorated stink bug

When the North Central region of the United States was threatened with a new invasive insect pest for vegetables, the North Central Integrated Pest Management Center (NCIPMC) funded a critical issue project for research in Ohio, Michigan, Minnesota and Indiana. … Continue reading

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Researching What Could be Tomorrow’s Problem Corn Ear Pest

Débora Montezano-UNL Graduate Research Assistant Thomas Hunt – Extension Entomologist Julie Peterson – Extension Entomologist José Paulo F. Bentivenha-Post Doctoral Student at the University of Sao Paulo Nebraska-Brazil Collaboration Studies New and Old Corn Insect Pests US farmers may not … Continue reading

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Assessing the value and pest management window provided by neonicotinoid seed treatments…

Available at http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ps.4602/epdf Assessing the value and pest management window provided by neonicotinoid seed treatments for management of soybean aphid (Aphis glycines Matsumura) in the Upper Midwestern United States by Christian H Krupke,Adam M Alford, Eileen M Cullen, Erin W … Continue reading

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