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March 16, 2010
Virginia growers are putting those outdated pesticide safety training videos away and welcoming the free in-person service of Telamon, a non-profit organization that's providing resources and training to greenhouse employees.
March 2, 2010
BioWorks has added a botanical insecticide, Molt-X, to its product line.
February 16, 2010
The 26th annual Pest & Production Management Conference kicks off in Orlando next week. If you haven't already registered for it, find out what you're missing.
February 2, 2010
A recent court order requires re-registration for Kontos and could prevent use of supplies growers already have on hand. SAF, however, is urging growers to contact the EPA and ask the agency to allow the continued production and use of the insecticide.
January 28, 2010
Enstar AQ insect growth regulator is fast acting and provides broad-spectrum control.
January 25, 2010
We surveyed growers about their insect and disease efforts, asking them about the products they're using, the pests and diseases they're battling and their plans for 2010. We unearthed some trends and now present them to you in detail.
January 25, 2010
Approval of bark spray application, granular formulation provide new treatment options.
January 23, 2010
No single pest management strategy will effectively solve every arthropod pest problem, so other pest management strategies must be implemented or considered.
January 14, 2010
Are there new bio-control organisms you need to know about? Are there new uses for existing bio-controls we didn't know about before? Scott Ludwig, an Extension program specialist for Texas AgriLife Extension Service, shares some insights and ex
December 7, 2009
The 26th annual Pest & Production Management Conference will take place in Orlando about two months from now. Find out why you should attend.
September 21, 2009
BioSafe Systems' SaniDate 5.0 sanitizer/disinfectant has been approved for several new greenhouse applications in California.
September 1, 2009
Florida growing operation Benchmark Foliage remains optimistic through trying times with improved crop protection offerings.
June 18, 2009
Resistance to pesticides has become a serious problem for growers, but there are new solutions for western flower thrips.
May 27, 2009
Do fungicides control two-spotted spider mites, and what is the effectiveness of miticides and strobulurin-based fungicides on them?
May 6, 2009
University of Florida Insect Diagnostician Lyle Buss collected a specimen of the orchid mealybug (Pseudococcus dendrobiorum) on Phalaenopsis orchids in a Gainesville greenhouse on March 27.