Pest Control

Extensive research study aimed at whitefly management

Researchers from three research institutions are using a $3.2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to fight whiteflies on vegetable crops. Scientists from the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences... more »

AgBiome gets grant to to combat major pest of African subsistence crops

AgBiome a company that harnesses the plant microbiome, has received Phase II grant funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to continue the discovery of microbes that target sweetpotato weevils (SPW) and to move... more »

Michigan survey seeks growers’ input on wildlife crop damage

Agricultural producers face a plethora of wildlife issues on the farm, from biosecurity in animal agriculture to food safety requirements for fresh produce farmers. Many wildlife species have social or economic value and may be... more »

New product, AzaPro, offers organic pest control

A new product from Sym-Agro, AzaPro, is marketed as providing control of more than 300 different insects,... more »

California looking for a few good IPM solutions

The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) recently announced it's taking grant applications for its Biologically Integrated Farming Systems (BIFS) and Proactive Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Solutions programs administered by the Office of Pesticide... more »

Requiem Prime insecticide to be distributed by Certis USA

Growers have added access Requiem insecticide products to control sucking pests across several crops and will will now benefit from distribution of the latest product – Requiem Prime – through Certis USA, a manufacturer and distributor... more »

California forms group to seek alternatives to use of chlorpyrifos

The California Department of Pesticide Regulation and California Department of Food and Agriculture today announced Aug. 14 the members of a new, cross-sector working group created to identify, evaluate and recommend safer, sustainable pest management... more »

Muckland onion growers receive NY state award for pest management

Elba, New York, onion growers Matt Mortellaro, Guy Smith, Chuck Barie, Emmaline Long, and Mark and Max Torrey received an Excellence in Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Award from the New York State Integrated Pest Management... more »


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