Pest Control

EPA proposes rodenticide restrictions

The Environmental Protection Agency is proposing to impose restrictions on rodenticides, and a comment period on the plan ends on Feb. 13. The EPA’s Proposed Interim Decisions include: The reclassification of all rodenticides to Restricted... more »

Purdue reports on grower issues

Purdue ag economics experts are looking ahead to what the agricultural sector can expect in 2023. After 2022, a year of economic shocks that included supply chain disruptions, global conflicts, tight margins and historic inflation,... more »

Biobest introduces automated beneficials dispenser

Biological control and pollination products provider Biobest has introduced an automated beneficials dispenser that can help control pests such as mites. Biobest has introduced an automated beneficials dispenser that can help... more »

Deere names startup tech collaborators

Deere & Co. has released the names of eight companies chosen for its 2023 Startup Collaborator program. The program helps John Deere improve precision technology in its agriculture and construction equipment. “This year’s group shows... more »

Cover crops help Pennsylvania’s Anchor Farms

Cover crops and rotation are important parts of the formula for success for Anchor Farms, which grows vegetables along the banks of the Susquehanna River in north central Pennsylvania. Joe and... more »

Fourteen Acres’ bounty

In an unusual combination, central Texas distillery Tito’s is growing fresh produce, and seeks to inspire other distilleries to do the same. Tito’s/Fourteen Acres’ farmer Adam Levin and Kathleen Kuper, farm... more »

Farm bill prep starts, trade likely a key feature

Specialty crop organizations are assessing shifts in congressional leadership while pursuing measures to address the industry’s needs in the 2023 Farm Bill. The Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association (FFVA) works closely with the Specialty Crop... more »

Managing asparagus beetles all year long

Asparagus beetles are a regular yet troublesome sight in asparagus fields during the summer. These pests, however, are in asparagus fields all year long. While it may seem like this is more bad news, staying... more »

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